*Warning: If you are offended by swearing then this post might not be for you! I think I've mentioned in the past that my 4-year-old has picked up some unfortunate bad language. I'm not 100% sure where it all started but with his 13-year-old brother and his buddies hanging around our house all the time and with a … Continue reading Swearing, Connection & Vulnerability
When I was a young child, my mom told my sister and I that if we ate candy before noon we would get worms. She even cited an example of this very horrifying thing happening to my dad when he was a kid. And I wholeheartedly believed her - so much so that I was … Continue reading But What If I’m Wrong?
When I started my blog in January of 2013, my 12-year-old son threw out a challenge: "Mom - I think you should try to get 100 followers by the end of the year." I immediately started adding in my head: I knew I could count on my mom and dad, my husband, my sister and … Continue reading Gratitude for 1000
“We judge people in areas where we’re vulnerable to shame, especially picking folks who are doing worse than we’re doing. If I feel good about my parenting, I have no interest in judging other people’s choices. If I feel good about my body, I don’t go around making fun of other people’s weight or appearance. … Continue reading 5 Strategies to Become Less Judgemental
I recently had some new headshots taken. I'd last had them done way back in the 90's and even though in my mind I'm fairly sure I still look 20 - realistically I knew it was long past time for an update. It was a fantastic experience complete with a makeup artist and a well-known photographer in Toronto. I was thoroughly pampered and entertained during my … Continue reading How I Look