2014 Year in Photos Slideshow


This is my favourite post of the year. It's one that I do purely because I love it. It gives me a chance to reflect and wax nostalgic, which are sort of my bread and butter. This post contains my annual slideshow, chronicling my family's year in … [Read more ...]


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When I posted last week, I mentioned that a lot has happened in my life recently. One of those things? I was laid off from my job as Managing Editor for VancouverMom.ca. There are big changes happening on the site, most specifically the imminent … [Read more ...]


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Okay, okay. It's been two and a half months since I posted. A lot has happened. Right now I'd like to tell you about one of the big things that's been going on in my world. A couple of days after I last wrote here, I met with a teacher at a local … [Read more ...]

Screen Fast

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Once upon a time, I had a four-year-old and a one-year-old and no TV. I also didn't have a smart phone or a tablet, although I did have a computer. In those days, I had less screen time, and my kids had very little to none. And then things … [Read more ...]

At the Stoplight

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I am taking a class at the university's downtown campus this semester - English 102, Introduction to Poetry. My other class this semester is a math class for prospective teachers, and when I finish these two classes I will be finished with my … [Read more ...]

Pizza Crust Pandemonium

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I've been feeling a little bit sheepish about my lack of blogging. I've been meaning to come back here and give an update on what's happening in my life. I want to tell you all what's happening with my return to school, my running, the continuing … [Read more ...]

Six Years of Jacob


Two days ago my son Jacob turned six. And then I cried. Birthdays are so bittersweet. My son was super-excited about his birthday. He had been counting down the days for weeks. He told anyone who would listen that he was turning six soon - in … [Read more ...]