Category: The Boy

Set Your Soul On Fire – Not My Kitchen

In June 2006, my boy walked across his classroom in a paper hat and yarn tassel to officially become a junior kindergarten graduate. I cried, of course. He loved Star Wars, LEGO, The Packers, Superman and cereal. He hoped to become a superhero when he grew up. Tonight, in June 2016, my…

How The Gamer With A Giant Heart Gives Back {Sponsored}

There is so much going on in the world right now—one look at my Facebook feed and my Twitter stream and I feel almost paralyzed, helpless, sad. People are suffering, people are sick. I used to casually exclaim things like, “POST-NASAL DRIP IS THE WORST!” I mean, sure, post-nasal drip is a nuisance, and…

Front Crawls

On Wednesday nights, I take Josh and Isabella swimming. Actually, let me clarify that. On Wednesday nights, I take Josh and Isabella to the local community center, drop them in front of their respective change rooms, and enjoy 45 minutes of time by myself while I watch them swim. It’s…

Unaccompanied

The dog days of summer are in full swing around here. Those weeks when camps have ended and my Facebook feed is full of adorable first day of school photos and the sweaters on display at the mall signal that school and fall and pumpkin spice everything season is just…

On Love and Loss Of The Red And Green Kind

This week was a particularly tough one to be a Target-loving Green Bay Packers fan.  Yes. Target came to Canada. Target is leaving Canada. Like Keyser Soze, basically. There were a lot of complaints about Target in Canada. People said there stock issues. Personally I never experienced this, perhaps the Target…

Let Us Eat Cake

Sunday was one of those Sundays. I had three photoshoots booked — trying to get in the last few days of shooting outside before my potential clients will be too bundled up under snowsuits and hats and mitts to pose for the camera. My partner in life was off partnering…

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