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Category Archives: up on my soapbox
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately about what it means to be a parent, and a mother. I have read a few blogs and articles here and there about people choosing to be parents, and people not having … Continue reading
Two of the most common words to leave my mouth are “I’m sorry.” I say it a lot. I believe that there are two kinds of sorry: the apologetic and the empathetic. The apologetic is for when you feel responsible … Continue reading
I have found myself lately taking lots of deep cleansing breaths. In with the good, and out with the bad. And sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn’t. I can never keep up with my daughter’s tastes and opinions. Let’s … Continue reading
Or maybe just a spring election… Either way it makes me groan. I do not fly my political colours proudly like many Albertans. Largely because there is no one party that I feel entirely comfortable with. Which I think is … Continue reading
As I was just driving in my car, I heard a report on the radio highlighting International Women’s Day. They were talking about how here in Canada the enrollment of women in science and engineering courses in university is down … Continue reading
Our family sits down for meals together every day. At least supper. Supper we always eat together. Breakfast is tricky because we all leave at different times, but I usually eat with my kids, or I am at the table. … Continue reading