The Story of a Soccer Mom in SoccerVille

The Story of a Soccer Mom in SoccerVille

After a year as the team manager of my son’s soccer team there are really no words to describe the strange world I had started to inhabit… Once upon a time there was a 5 year old boy – we’ll call...
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I’m 40-Something and I Just Don’t Get It

I’m 40-Something and I Just Don’t Get It

I’m just gonna put this out there: I am a 40-something woman and mother living in Metro Vancouver.  I’ve heard that 40 is the new 30 and  most people think I look much younger than I am, but I am...
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Mama’s Confession: Why I am wearing a Thong (It’s not what you think)

Mama’s Confession: Why I am wearing a Thong (It’s not what you think)

I hate thongs – the one I am wearing is riding up my butt. I am wearing this thong because I have no choice – I desperately need to do laundry. I have two thongs left in my drawer so...
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Top 10 Chick Flicks

Top 10 Chick Flicks

This is it – my list of the top 10 chick flicks. Enjoy! 1. Jerry McGuire – because Renee Zellweger had me at hello. 2. Hunger Games – Jennifer Lawrence, the girl on fire. Can’t wait til the next movie!...
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Boys and Bathrooms

Boys and Bathrooms

I just sat down in a puddle of pee on the toilet seat at home, courtesy of my aim challenged almost 4-year-old. Boys are just so gross. I’m in a snit so I’m just going to let all it all...
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On Motherhood

On Motherhood

I’ve learned a few things about being a mama in the last few years, and for fun I thought I’d pass on some “half baked” observations on motherhood: 1. Expectant mothers have gorgeous hair during pregnancy but then 4 or...
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Redneck Grandpa: Farmin’

Redneck Grandpa: Farmin’

My Dad is a bit gruff around the edges but has been building a nice bond with my three-year-old. It’s pretty adorable to see. We visited my parent’s home in the West Kootenays a few weeks ago, and Gramps had...
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Pole Dancing Preschooler

Pole Dancing Preschooler

        I went shopping with my boy the other day at Planet Organic. As we left the store and headed towards our car, my little dude grabbed onto a yellow post and started twirling around. No big...
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Out of the Mouths of Babes

Out of the Mouths of Babes

One afternoon, my son pointed to a picture of me on my dresser. This photo shows me seven months pregnant with the dude, and I just love it because I am standing beside my mother at my baby shower, holding...
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