The other day as I mustered the will to clean the glorious white throne with my sparkling new toilet brush. I grumbled, sighed, and scrubbed to make it just right for the greater good of sterilization. In that conquest to ensure the bathroom once again offered the pristine scent of […]
How do you survive the holiday season with your loved ones?
We all strive to be perfect in some shape and form in our lives. It might be from the small to the big details in life that we create certain expectations for ourselves. But what happens when the people in our lives do not live up to our own expectations. […]
I suspect I may have come off harsh in my last Post and may have sounded like Mrs. No! But I want everyone to know that I am prone to saying yes too! It is the simple act of saying Yes that can bring joy or sadness to my children […]
The joy of the long weekend is that it brings the whole family together. However, my husband opted to plan a play date for my children and then left to run errands for the rest of day. I have now become the voice of “No” to my children as the […]
As my husband and I walked behind the couple at the dog park we couldn’t help but overhear the end of an argument. “I don’t think 2500 a month will cover the cost of her condo, clothing allowance, bills, and car insurance!” The husband exasperated lifted up his arms and […]
In a few hours I will be moving from our little home on the park and getting ready to unpack the boxes in our new home. It is only up the street still walking distance of the children’s school and close to the friends that I have made throughout the […]
Warning: I’ m ranting about driving nose-pickers who can’t slow down or stop at a crosswalk. Come join in on the conversation at Huffington Post Alberta. Do you ever feel crosswalk rage?
Tammy Cooper is just like me; she lives on a quiet cul-de-sac and she lets her children ride their scooters along the neighborhood street. The only difference between this Mom and me is she was arrested for allowing her kids, ages six and nine, to play outside watching from “only […]
I discovered when I return home to visit my Mother for an extended time that I revert to my ten-year old self. In the past week I have gotten accustomed to my Mother making my coffee, baking my favorite treats, and the biggest perk is a late night trip to […]