I grew up as a “teacher kid”, which meant I went to the school where my mom taught. I was there before and after school every single day and often didn’t leave until 5 pm when mom finally called it a night. I can remember desperately scavenging in her classroom for food once the afternoon bell rang. … [Read more...]
It's cold as a muther outside. This is no big surprise - it's January, and this is Canada... and yet, I still find it alarmingly cold when the thermometer dips quite this low. And as I've said a million times before, it's all just academic anywhere past -20 degrees Celcius. Beyond that is what's … [Read more...]
January Is Mean To Me.
There's something about January.Something that SUCKS.Last year, the moment I turned the calendar's page to January, our house got hit with head lice, my husband left on a three week-long business trip to South America and my preschooler suffered frightening night terrors/tantrums every day of the … [Read more...]
Today is the first day since before Christmas that everyone is back to school and work. The house is quiet again, and I feel like I can get back to my regular life.Like writing, amongst other things.A winter cold made it's way through everyone in the family - just sniffles and wee coughs for the … [Read more...]
Coping with the January Blahs
I've been suffering from a major case of the January doldrums. It's cold, mornings are dark, and I've been finding it hard to motivate myself for even the most menial of tasks. But, in the past few days, I've perked up and found ways to cope on these dullest of winter days. Firstly, … [Read more...]