“I don’t know, really. I just do it.” A Parenting Philosophy

A friend asked me recently how...more

Like A Girl

I mostly avoid viral videos. (Most especially the ones on Facebook.) This morning I finally watched the Like a Girl video ad from ...more

Ontario Election 2014

I’m not going to make this long or complicated (read: boring), I just want to leave some resources here for people and make a simple plea to vote. So, Alicia…who should I vote for? Well I haven’t got one sweet clue ....more

Work it out, even while you work

Last summer when I started running, I did it for solitude. This winter I added a couple layers to my running practice, for much the same reason: I needed it. I don’t need to lose weight, truth be told if I lose more I’ll be worried ....more


The girl is pure pull-my-hair-out hilarity and I love her. Maëlle’s little brain is unlike anything I’ve ever come across. Call ...more

On the missing link between Journalism and Respect

Bare with me here, this is about to take a sad turn. When my cousin died last summer, do you know how his family found out? By a picture of his crushed car posted on the internet ....more

Everything is better with a Soundtrack

Soundtracks are pretty transformative. One of the first things I do when I get to work & log in to my computer is open my Rdio app and find a song that makes me dance. Yeah, I said dance ....more

Goals. Stretchy, bendy, fast & far goals.

This winter has been brutal. Trust. Just a crushing season ....more

I Think I’m Better, but You Don’t Need to Know That

Hands up if you take your Mommy job seriously. High fives to all of you, impressive work! Now…keep em raised if you dare to admit you sometimes take your Mommy job too...more