“Mom! You Look Just Like a…”

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I write an awful lot about the years when I first got divorced. Not because those years haunt me; not because the painful bits are seared into my memory Continue reading ““Mom! You Look Just Like a…””

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How I Overcame my Germ Phobia

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Okay, so I admit that I shamelessly drew you in with a title that is misleading and based on Continue reading “How I Overcame my Germ Phobia”

Eight Months Pregnant and Out of Gas

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It promised to be a hot summer that year. Late June and already stifling hot, I was eight-and-a-half months pregnant for my firstborn; Continue reading “Eight Months Pregnant and Out of Gas”

Some People Are Just Not Good in a Crisis

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When I was growing up, there was not a lot of money for extravagant holidays. Most of our vacations were spent Continue reading “Some People Are Just Not Good in a Crisis”

Oh, We Boastful Canadians…

Any Canadian will tell you that one of the biggest turnoffs for us is people who are boastful. Continue reading “Oh, We Boastful Canadians…”

Letter of Apology to My Future Grandchildren

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Dear Future Grandchild(ren),

So I just recently arrived in heaven and it’s totally not what I expected. Continue reading “Letter of Apology to My Future Grandchildren”

Mom, Can I Come In?

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Falling in love when your kids are teenagers can be… awkward. Continue reading “Mom, Can I Come In?”