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[…]
Friday, Kale turned 8. Normally I am really good about posting these annual letters to him on the right day (and I’m actually going to back date this post just so the dates are right) but we[…]
Two stories about perfectionism and anxiety and how we manage.
Here’s a run down of what goes into my kid’s lunches.
Ask away, kids. But please accept the answer.
The annual dispatch to my son on his birthday. Today, Kale turns seven.
A photo round up of our inaugural paddle around Burnaby Lake.
A Poem: summer is here, so are the lice, I’m keeping busy, pass the wine.
Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!
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?
Here’s part two of my series on getting started car camping with your family – the Camp Kitchen! Food, packing it, and cooking it. Plus: snacks.
It is day one of Spring Break and I’m already pretty much done with “Mom I want to tell you something” and “Mom do you want to see my [game/thing I’m obsessed with]?” and “What[…]
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.
Part one of a two part series on getting started as a car-camping family. In this post, I look as the essential gear and where you should spend and where you can scrimp.
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.
Hicks Lake is tucked on the east side of Harrison Lake, a little section of Sasquatch Provincial Park, one of the prettiest and probably my favourite campsite we’ve tried in BC.
We checked out Monck Provincial Park, located near Merritt in BC. Definitely recommended.
My annual letter to my child on the sixth anniversary of his arrival to this world.
Why I’m on Team One-and-Done.
We bring along a special Camping Toybox when we go camping as a family. Here’s what’s in it.
We took a quick trip to Fort Ebey State Park on Whidbey Island. Highly recommended when camping with kids.
Notes from the strike, part one.
“Take a look. It’s in a book.” And Kale can read it!