Flying Solo

I’m going to be solo-parenting for the next little while, and so far the experience has brought a few things forward for me. First is a deep appreciation for all that my partner does in the running of our household. I sometimes feel resentment because the childcare falls primarily to me. But now that I… Continue reading Flying Solo

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Reclaiming My Time

Did you guys see that clip of U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters? In it, she asks a direct question of a colleague. His non-response is an attempt to flatter and distract her from the serious issue at hand. She speaks over him, repeating: "reclaiming my time. Reclaiming my time. Reclaiming my time." It's awesome. Across the… Continue reading Reclaiming My Time

How to Make a Summer

Each morning, my husband and I sit in our favoured places in the living room, sipping our respective cups of coffee with cream and green tea, the kids fully immersed in intense dragon battles. He'll look at me through blasts of dragon fire and when there is a lull in the roar, he'll ask "when… Continue reading How to Make a Summer