Monthly Archives: March 2012

My Soul is Singing

This is the farmhouse. If all goes as planned (and fingers crossed it does) I’ll be renting this 6 bedroom farmhouse near Lunenburg and off Mahone Bay with my sisters, brother and mother when I’m in Halifax this summer. 6 … Continue reading

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Compromise

I’ve never gone on a beach vacation where the daily to-do list consists of laying on the beach, drinking beer and margaritas, napping and doing the occasional physical activity like swimming, snorkeling or kayaking. The closest we’ve come is a … Continue reading

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How Do Parents Do This?

We have a fenced in backyard and last summer, I remember commenting to people that it wouldn’t be long before Clara would be coming and going through the sliding back doors while I did whatever needed doing in the house. … Continue reading

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The Maturity of A Sixteen Year-Old

We joined our friends on St. Patrick’s for a fish and chips fondue and Bailey’s Irish ice cream that my girlfriend made from scratch. Despite the green eyeshadow, I was decidedly un-Irish with my Strongbow preference throughout the evening while … Continue reading

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Because Skinny Girls Can Be Mean

On Pinterest earlier this evening, I saw this: The person pinning it said in their caption something about the say no to being a zero campaign and suggested that women should forget the scale and focus instead on healthy nutrition … Continue reading

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Do More Than Just Watch

We have never claimed a desire to “save Africa,” but, instead, an intent to inspire Western youth to “do more than just watch.” Having worked in the non-profit sector for a number of years, I really wish people would realize … Continue reading

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Those Days

I love my job. My job that consists of staying home with my daughter. And yes, I’m aware that there are people that don’t consider being a stay-at-home mom a job. Because we play all day, or the kids play … Continue reading

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