Category Archives: motherhood

Vacation Mode…

Well, I’m not sure the start to my vacation was a good one. In the midst of my breakfast I discovered The Boy crying because he’d lost his car down the central vac system. Now he’s upstairs mad because I … Continue reading

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The Blessing of Boys…

I do not understand the male fascination with the penis. The Boy is obsessed! He’s grabbing himself all the time. I don’t know how many times a day I have to say ‘let go of your penis’ – not a … Continue reading

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Blancing Act…

I have come to the conclusion that surviving motherhood is about balance. There is simply no way to satisfy all of the demands on our time, on our patience and on our emotional well-being all at once. I’ve also come … Continue reading

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My Birthday with the Boys

It’s been a while since I last posted on the blog but I have a good excuse… both my husband and my child care provider have been out of town. With a deadline looming and a sick child, it’s been … Continue reading

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Belated Mother’s Day Musings

I had intended to spend a little time musing about motherhood here on the blog yesterday but, in the end, I was too busy being both a mother and a daughter to get to it. Today I’ve been reading some … Continue reading

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My not-so-funny life…

I think I’ve lost my sense of humour. It’s a realization that came to me this morning while considering my blog post for today. I would never have considered myself a comedian by any stretch but I like to think … Continue reading

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Selective Memory and Motherhood

My house is silent. It sounds wonderful! Well, I guess it’s not exactly silent, the radio is playing and the cat is wandering around complaining, as usual, but there is no screaming, sick baby, nor is there any child demanding … Continue reading

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It Takes A Village….

I find it amazing how isolating mothering can be. I mean, we’re surrounded by our kids all day, every day, our personal space is a thing of the past (I can’t even go the bathroom alone most days) and someone … Continue reading

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The Yummy Mummy and other myths…

I went to one of those home spa parties yesterday. You know, the kind where a very together woman slathers you with hand and foot cream and tries to sell you an increasingly expensive line of beauty products. What surprised … Continue reading

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Sustaining the Joy…

After my last post my priest said something that stuck with me. He told me he hoped the joy I felt that Sunday was sustaining. I’ve been thinking about that. I really wish I could figure out how to do … Continue reading

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