Category Archive: Family

Tales from the Kitchen

School is out. Summer is here. The days are filled with kids traipsing in and out of our home. Trips to the library. Walks and chats with my son. Extra-long cuddles. Cloud-gazing. Lazy… Continue reading

A Gentle Revolution

When I was 10, I wanted to leave my mark in the world. I knew I was born for something big. I knew I was born with a revolution raging in my soul.… Continue reading

Don’t call me a good mother

Don’t call me a good mother. For being good somehow means doing all the “right things”. And to be honest, I’m not necessarily all that concerned about doing the “right things”. I’m more… Continue reading

I see You

Every child needs to see someone’s eyes light up in recognition, with a look which says, “I see you, and you matter to me.”   At some point, almost every child, youth and adult… Continue reading

We are Family

Having a kid opens up a whole new world of experience that would have been denied us otherwise. Sniffing poopy diapers, listening to Barney 500 times a day, catching throw ups with bare hands, with… Continue reading

A Mother’s Wishlist for a Better World

We will teach our children to be less star struck by fame, glitz and glamour and more in awe of those who labour patiently and passionately behind the scenes championing the cause of the frail, needy and… Continue reading