What Not To Say To A Woman Who Is Pregnant and Overdue

Boy oh boy! When you are pregnant, people think they can say anything to you. Even worse, they think they can reach out and touch you. That’s a no no. I’ve been pregnant and overdue, twice! Both of my babies were overdue and clearly I got very crabby about the situation, especially during the last…

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38 TRUTHS I’VE LEARNED IN 38 YEARS – #3 Sleep

Sleep is not a luxury, sleep is a necessity. In my 38 years of things I am learning about life to be true, my ideas about sleep in the past, have been so very wrong. I always said sleep was disposable. Sleep is for those who are retired and dead. There’s no time for sleep…

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Why Mom Should Get Away and Travel Solo

Back in the fall of 2017, I took off on my family for a few days to do some solo travel and went to the most bizarre places. I visited places my kids would never go to with me – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, with a side excursion north of Prince Albert, and Edmonton, Alberta. Neither place…

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This Wild Child Of Mine

He knows when I’m weary in the mind from being over worked and over tired. He knows when I am tired in the body from lack of sleep and seriously strenuous gym sessions. He can sense when I can’t bother to put up a fight, when I’ll cave to his demands keep the peace or…

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Surviving a Road Trip with Kids

We’re veterans of the “Road Trip” now! We are the ultimate powerhouse behind surviving a road trip with our kids. And we thrived throughout our summer road trip with our children. And they don’t hate us. We didn’t hate them. Want to know how we did it? Want to know the trick to surviving a road trip…

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Random Thoughts From A Road Trip…

I recently took a 6 day/5 night road trip with my husband and two children that saw us drive over 2,100 kilometres and take us to Tobermory, Manatoulin Island, Batchawana Bay, Wawa and Sudbury. I have compiled some of my most random thoughts from the car from this trip.  – I thought Tim Hortons was…

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