You know what? Planning a themed holiday was a lot more daunting before I started. In the end Nordic Christmas worked out really well. I learned a few things. The structure gave me focus on days I might have treated like any other Tuesday. And I definitely found a few new traditions I want to […]Read More Nordic Christmas: Looking Back
Both of my older boys were thumb suckers. In fact I spent the better part of a decade in the stopping-thumb-sucking business. As much as I wished it was a faster process, I remain grateful for the experience. Life revolves around habits. Habits, both good and bad, control most of our day. Likewise we spend […]Read More Life is Habitual, for Better or for Worse
Recently, with each question for which I’ve sought an answer, the answer has been the same. Connection. And each time, because the question I had been asking what so big and important to me, I thought the same thing. Well that’s great. But how am I supposed to do that? I read examples of meaningful […]Read More Connection
In many ways I feel I can confidently mother my children. I use a combination of instinct, trial and error, and research. In fact my oldest son teases me that my favourite literary genre is parenting. This isn’t true, but I do read a variety of parenting books to glean bits and pieces that may […]Read More How Do You Parent?