Here’s the thing about beauty “standards”: they’re bullshit. For me, beauty is in the attitude, the personality; the way you treat the waitress at dinner. For you, beauty may be in the way the sun shines through the hair of your loved one at dusk. For someone else, it may be an hourglass figure. For… Read More Forget Beauty Standards. Who Decides What is Beautiful?
Hi, America. I can see you’re having an off morning. Is it an Election hangover? Maybe you woke up feeling like some of you made a pretty bad decision last night, and you can’t help but realize that that decision potentially has some pretty terrible and long-lasting ramifications. I don’t know, I’m not you. I… Read More You Can Do This, America – #LoveTrumpsHate
As I get older, I find myself thinking a lot more about my community. I own a home now and have a toddler daughter; I pay more attention to what goes on in my neighbourhood, in my town. I wish it wasn’t true, but I never gave a lot of thought to giving back to… Read More Community: Giving Back, Toddler Style
Today is my 3.5-year old’s last day at her home daycare, and I have been crying all day. The home daycare she has been in since she was a year and one day old has been wonderful. A good friend of mine opened her home to run a daycare shortly before I was ready to… Read More Leaving Home Daycare for Preschool: Breaking Up is Hard to Do
Before I had a baby, there was so much I didn’t know about motherhood and so many people to tell me what I didn’t know. But no one tells you the really important things. No one told me about the theft of my identity. No one told me about the loss of my previously firm… Read More Motherhood: What No One Told Me