Fall Traditions

By Thursday, September 8, 2016

As I write this, it is 32 degrees outside and exceptionally humid. Regardless, when the kids return to school and the daylight hours slip away, I can't help but start thinking about fall. For our family, autumn means the return to the arena. We spend a lot of time in arenas, this year that amount will only increase. ...

Web Series Trailer Release – Apparently

By Wednesday, August 31, 2016

We've been sitting on this exciting information for much too long - we filmed a web series!!! WOOHOO!!! Last year, we filmed an eight episode web series with Huffington Post Canada Studios. Shameless self-promotion, it is the first series of its kind in Canada. September 6th is the release date and today we get to share the trailer with ...

Summer Highlights

By Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Well, it's coming to an end, summer 2016 is gonzo. This final week is administrative - picking up school supplies, lunch goodies and new shoes. We would love to say that we have successfully have the kids back on a more respectable routine, but that is not the case. Bedtime is happening much too late. Most mornings the kids wake ...

The Twilight Zone.

By Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Yesterday was a weird day. I stayed in my pajamas until 3 o'clock, and thought about cleaning my house. The only thing I got around to doing was organizing my spices; turns out I'm out of oregano. It was odd for my children too. Freya came downstairs shortly after getting up asking if she could use the iPad ...

Where Would Yes Take You?

By Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Meg and I were having one of our heady conversations; I was remarking on how all I have said lately to the kids is "no", "stop it" and "maybe later". A summer of togetherness is taking a toll on all of us. I told her I need a new approach. I need to shake it up these last few weeks. During our ...