The Scent of Memory

Are five year old's allowed to drive a car? I hope so, because it happened to me today. I was driving to a meeting when suddenly the time machine of memory took over and I was five years old again. It took me a minute to escape from memory and focus on the road. I kept getting flashes of being a … Continue reading


Last month I wrote about Loblaws and Joe Fresh and their gendered clothing lines. It is frustrating that so many companies continue to believe it is necessary to use outdated stereotypical and sexist text on their clothing for kids. The good news is that there are companies that are trying to … Continue reading

Parenting in a Bubble of Ignorance

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. - Martin Luther King Jr. Opposition to Sex-Ed The parents who are fighting against the new Ontario sexual health education curriculum are choosing to to live in a world of ignorance and stupidity. … Continue reading

I have seen the future

My daughters' school has a dinner every year that brings together the school community. It is a community of people from all over the world. The multicultural dinner and fashion show is the highlight of the year for many at our school. It is a giant potluck party where everyone brings a cultural … Continue reading

Pure Joy

Pure Joy I am busy. We are all busy. I have three daughters, my oldest is eight and youngest is 17 months. I have a day job and run a small business on the side. Some days I have no clue what day of the week it is and most days I run on 5-6 hours of sleep, less if a kid is up in the night, … Continue reading