This year has been the year of get togethers, anniversaries and reunion invites. I miss more than I can attend but that doesn’t stop me from pondering the social considerations and politics of getting together with long lost friends and relatives.
Have you read the blog post about the 10 types of moms that the blog author plans to avoid? Yes, the one with the click baity title. The one with the “I don’t mean anything by my conversation and questioning – I’m just curious” angle.
The sky is blue and the clouds haven’t rolled into the Lower Mainland yet. It’s a perfect day to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. It will also be the perfect night for moon viewing and celebrating Mid Autumn Moon Festival.
In 2016, we can pretty much say that Misery Monday is officially dead.
When I introduced my 6 year olds to the music of The Tragically Hip, it was the stories that was my focus in the telling of their story. I really wanted my children to appreciate their music but I knew that music is a personal taste.
Do you feel that the increased interest in taking photographs has created a negative backlash against photographers? Have you experienced “etiquette shaming” in public that you feel was disproportionate to the circumstances, heavy handed or even inappropriate?
In a recent interview on BBC Radio 4, Prince Charles spoke about his garden at Highbury near Tetbury, Gloucestershire; his childhood experiences with gardening; and, some of his new ideas about encouraging children (including his grandchildren) to garden.
How do you stop fear of criticism from affecting your creative output?
Would you like to celebrate your love of Yaletown and Vancouver while wearing or using a Yaletown themed product?
I see these types of posts at least once a week. “Why parents in France (fill in another country name) have got it right and North American parents are getting it wrong.” Or at the very least, could be doing things differently. Do these pieces resonate with you? Or do you think there’s a good dose of glossing over going on?