We wrote a book! And it’s only $1.99!

Featuring our favourite two strong female leads, our book is now available on Amazon and we would be ever grateful if you would check it out, read it to your little ones, and give us a review – preferably 5 stars. It is currently only available digitally – if you have a phone, a tablet (iPad included), or a Kindle, you can pick up a copy for only $1.99! Just click on this link or click on the book cover picture to support us (please!).  … More We wrote a book! And it’s only $1.99!

The forgotten wedding invitation: invisible labor & kindergarten transition

Today marks the final day of Evelyn’s second week of kindergarten. She’s doing well and loves her teachers, she comes home talking about new friendships she’s forming. Each night at dinner time, Sarah and I ask the kids 4 questions. We go around the table and take turns answering: What happened today that made you … More The forgotten wedding invitation: invisible labor & kindergarten transition

When your girlfriend is in the path of Hurricane Irma (another reason why LDRs suck)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard plenty about Hurricane Irma in recent days. Most of the time when these weather events happen, it is far from home (for me) and although I watch with interest and care for those affected by such events, it is far-removed. I’ve never had personal ties to … More When your girlfriend is in the path of Hurricane Irma (another reason why LDRs suck)

Teaching a child how to take care of houseplants (passing your Green Thumb on to your child)

Years ago, I went on a date with a woman who showed up at my doorstep with a little plant that had only 4 yellow-spotted leaves. She was cute and tiny and I knew immediately that I would take good care of her. And thus began my love affair. With plants (obviously). I love indoor plants, … More Teaching a child how to take care of houseplants (passing your Green Thumb on to your child)

A plan for raising brilliant kids, according to science

Many of you may know I work for a University. I mingle with Deans, faculty members, administrative staff and students on a daily basis. Working in communications, my job is to hear people’s stories and retell them in an interesting way for various audiences, whether that be prospective students, donors, media, researchers or the general … More A plan for raising brilliant kids, according to science

What am I up to? (The one about kindergarten, creative partnership projects & princesses)

Sometimes I find it challenging to sit down in this new (to me) blog and write. My writing muscle hasn’t been used in a while aside from the various things I write about health care, the health care system (in Canada), post-secondary education, and researchers for my day job. As a result, I find myself struggling … More What am I up to? (The one about kindergarten, creative partnership projects & princesses)