I’m talking too quickly in my rush to get the angry words out. My finger is jabbing the air toward him, emphasizing my words at random as they come tumbling out of my mouth. I[…]
I don’t often post weight related things because it’s really not on the top of my mind most of time. But I’ve got a bee in my bonnet about something so here we go. This[…]
Two stories about perfectionism and anxiety and how we manage.
Here’s a run down of what goes into my kid’s lunches.
I can’t believe I didn’t see it coming. Or maybe I did but didn’t want to admit it. I can’t do it all.
Defining success as a parent and as a person. What is remarkable?
In a land of picky eating, I get asked a lot about how we manage food at our house. Here are my main food rules.
How a set of green rubber Rainbow Loom cat ears prompted me to examine my own perceptions about gendered toys, and wonder how those impact my son.
Notes from the strike, part one.
On having a kid driven by control and anxiety and rules.
Someone in my newsfeed on Facebook (Michelle, was that you?) shared this article – The Importance of Buying Normal Clothes for Our Daughter’s and What You Can Do About It from the Good Men Project,[…]
I posted this on Facebook a few weeks ago, but I’ve been thinking about since it happened. Kale and I found a rosary in the park, and I asked him to pick it up so[…]
As the preschool year starts to wrap up with only a few short weeks left before the long summer called No Morning Break, I finally had to admit to myself today that I’m dreading summer.[…]
I wrote a four part series about working from home in October 2010. You can read the whole series here: Part 1: The Backgrounder, Part 2: My Reasons, Part 3: The Reality and Part 4:[…]
Today the Vancouver Playhouse announced it was closing down after Saturday’s show because they simply couldn’t afford to keep running. I’ve been hearing numbers of close to one million dollars in debt. I think[…]
A perfect holiday topic, eh? I was thinking about bathrooms today, as I read this post about a bad situation on a Qantas flight. The short version is that British comedian Alan Davies was on[…]
Update: After I hit post on this post and Ross went off to get it done, he was informed he was “not a good candidate” for a vasectomy. I won’t get into all the personal[…]
Back in May, I signed us up for Mint.com, which is an incredibly valuable website where you can track your spending, set budgets, and get a better handle on your own personal finances. If you[…]
I had a Twitter conversation this morning with a friend of mine. She was looking for a recommendation for a fireplace screen for her little 7-8 month old bubba now that the winter season is[…]
Kale has been going to preschool with some regularity for a few weeks now. He can go (and we pay for) five days a week, but so far we haven’t yet made it to five[…]
Kale starts preschool tomorrow, and as I mentioned in my last post, he has a whole list of goodies he is supposed to be bringing with him for the first day. One of those items[…]
Ross and I had a big Talk not too terribly long ago. We talked about Money, about how we have some and how we’d like to have some more of it, and how the stuff[…]
I’ve been asked a few times how the Suckyvention went and to be honest, it’s been a bit of a non event. Like the end of breastfeeding and the start of a new sleeping routine[…]
Tomorrow is the Suckyvention. Kale’s love of the Sucky has been well documented, although there aren’t many photos of the cursed thing around because truthfully – I have a love / hate relationship with it[…]