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Guilt… Guilty, Guilty, Guilty!

So, our brains constantly torture us to the tune of ; I should be spending more time with my kids, cooking healthier meals, calling friends more regularly, returning emails, working harder, going to the gym more often, being nicer to people, coming home earlier from the office, baking more, eating…

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Off The Fence

So you're all caught up on the week: It's Saturday morning. Like every Saturday morning,  the calm and order that presided here Friday night has vanished into thin air.  Husband is asleep in son's bed in peace and quiet. Boys getting riled up. Me the referee.  In fact, right at…

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Old Friends, New Friends

Friends! I love my friends. Growing up as an only child was quite lonely. I had always wanted an older sibling, preferably an older brother. A brother to come home to who would beat me up, someone to try smoking with, and teach me the ropes in life. Well, no such…

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Elizabeth Edwards, A Woman On The Fence

When Elizabeth Edwards married John Edwards in 1977, she had but one request for her husband... that he be faithful to her. This was paramount to Elizabeth from day one. Unfortunately, we all know the outcome. I can only imagine her struggle living life on the fence with whether to…

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The In-Laws Conversation

Ladies, I just had to address the subject of in laws for all my girlfriends in Montreal. The stories, the laughs, the tears, it's all very... well... amusing. I can't tell you how many of my friends love to vent about their in laws! It sort of goes something like this...…

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Your Body Image – Loving the Woman Staring Back

Wow, sitting at Second Cup, writing today's blog entry before going to serve pizza lunch at my son's school. I have to say, I'm enjoying this new venture. I simply love everything women related, all the issues, and this has become an incredible medium for me to connect with all…

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Knowing When to Pull the Plug on your Career

Good Morning, m'Ladies. I started writing a book a few years ago. I just found it on my computer today and thought I would share the first page with you. The issues are pertinent today, and it's what some of you have been stuck on the fence about. I owned…

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Taking A Little “ME” Time

It's Saturday morning. Right now, as I'm writing, the Wii is going strong in one room, another child  is climbing on me, and my husband is calling out some order down the hallway. And guess what... I just don't feel like it all today. I just feel like sitting on…

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Shutting your brain off for a good night sleep

How many of you lay awake at night, tossing and turning, unable to sleep? How many of you flip flop around like a fish out of water, and check that clock... 1:17Am, 3:27Am, 4:49Am, 6:30AM.....BEEP BEEP BEEP. Your alarm is ringing, time to wake up!! I am getting tired just…

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“What’s for dinner, honey?” Solving the Dinner Dilemma

If there is one daily question in our house that is sure to get me aggravated, it's "What's for dinner?" This is because dinnertime has been, and continues to be a thing of frustration for me. Just the sound of the question drives me bananas.  Trying to accommodate the nutritional…

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