Tag Archives: Parenting

Raising a Sidney Crosby Fan

I’m not a Sidney Crosby fan. While I cannot argue about The Kid’s natural hockey abilities, work ethic and commitment to various charities, his on-ice antics are not to my liking. He takes cheap shots after the whistle and loses his temper when things don’t go his way. Yet, in spite of these shortcomings, Crosby has […]

Indian Food & the Razzmatazz Turd

My kids made me peppermint bark yesterday. And lest you picture melted white chocolate layered over milk chocolate, and red and white striped candy canes crumbled artistically throughout, let me clarify. My kids took small chunks of candy refuse from the past two weeks, including fudge, razzmatazz flavored candy canes (because that’s a thing at […]

How Kids Can Travel the World this Winter

With the recent drop in temperature, it’s natural to want to stay inside and hibernate. But the chilly weather doesn’t mean you have to stop exploring! If you and the kids want to escape and discover the world, here are some easy, fun suggestions for winter adventure and learning: Go on excursions – Expose your kids […]

Teen Trends: Who Knew?

Image via stylegroup.co We recently went on a family ski trip that involved very little skiing. Mother Nature has not been well behaved, so we had no snow and conditions were not even cold enough for the snow-making machines to do their thing. So, we spent our ski trip doing a lot of alternative activities – […]

Mornings Made Easy with the Magic of Cubbies

Let’s face it, when the winter weather shows its ugly face there’s no better friend in the world than the snooze button. Yet as lovely as those extra couple minutes with Mr Sandman are, the extra precious minutes can really cut into all of the other things you need to accomplish before getting the kidlets […]

Someone I Want to Be

My kids are growing up, and I’ve begun to think about who I will become when they leave. You know, when they go off to an amazing college or sign up for the Peace Corps or get that coveted internship in Italy with the renowned fresco restorer and leave poor me here at home. (Can […]