Monthly Archives: March 2009

Ode to My Child Care Provider

It’s a sad day. I am loosing my child care provider. This is the downside to military life. The important people in our life come and go with far too much regularity. I count myself lucky that she came into … Continue reading

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CBC Cuts

I have been reading the disheartening news from the CBC with an increasingly sinking heart. I really fear for the future of the CBC but for radio in particular. I am biased here as I used to work there and … Continue reading

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Not-So-Isolated Mothering

People assure me all the time they read my blog, though I only have one person formally ‘following’ my blog. It was a comment from her that prompted today’s post (I have an article due and should be writing that … Continue reading

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I’ve been feeling thankful this weekend and I think, particularly as a mother, that’s a great place to be emotionally. As a family, we have had a rough year. My mother’s illness has been all encompassing and has had a … Continue reading

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Sleep Fantasies

I have to say, I’m a little jealous. I came back from dropping the kids off at daycare today and the house was quiet. Don’t get me wrong, that’s not a bad thing (though a little distracting because it makes … Continue reading

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Busted… by a three year old.

Just when I think I am being a smart mommy… The Boy, once again, proves he’s smarter. We’ve been having a lot of trouble lately with listening. I realize he’s three and it is developmentally normal for him to totally … Continue reading

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Not that I need it, but I have even more reason to head to my local book store. Nimbus Publishing has reprinted Sheree Fitch’s classic children’s book Sleeping Dragons All Around. Any kids’ book that rhymes precision with division and … Continue reading

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There’s a lot of talk these days about the sandwich generation… those who have kids to care for but now are also taking on the responsibility of caring for aging parents. It’s a phenomenon, until now, that I’d read about … Continue reading

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