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!
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
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)
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)
Do inquiring minds want to know how our visit went? Non-inquiring minds can close their browser tab/window now. Evelyn and I are back from our 5-day trip to South Florida to visit Bri and her daughter. Actually, we got back a couple weeks ago but I’m a lazy/bad blogger now. Speaking of: I will call her … More Traveling with a 4.5 year old – we’re back!
How to survive a long-distance relationship as a single parent. Step 1: I have no idea. Help! Hello, friends and readers. Let me give it to you straight: this former over-sharing mom blogger has been reminded of why she….wait…I am going to stop talking in the third person now. A couple weeks ago, I was reminded … More Becoming a blended family…sorta
This past week I had the week off from work and my best friend and I made a “staycation” week here in Toronto for our two 4-year-olds. Thanks to Sarah’s exceptional planning and adventurous spirit, we took the kids somewhere fun each day (click on the link to see a video of each of our … More A week of adventures, YouTube & turning 37
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
Each of the 100 stories in “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls” is about a real woman. Some of them are still alive, some of them have been dead for centuries. Some of them are athletes. Some of them are artists. Some of them are scientists. All of them are inspiring. … More Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
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)