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making time for practice

April 16, 2014
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making time for practice

Everything is a practice these days. We must practice gratitude, practice meditating, practice writing (or whatever your creative outlet is), practice our sport/yoga/fitness regime of choice, practice healthy eating, practice drinking more water and on and on. I know it, you know it, but damn it, sometimes it just feels like NO ONE HAS TIME FOR ALL OF THAT PRACTICING! In an effort to be a better practitioner of LIFE and all the things in it that give me joy and meaning, I am making a conscious effort to make time to practice some gratitude. Right here. Right now. Ok, here goes…   On Sunday, my family let me sleep in until 10 AM. My husband got up with the kids, fed everyone, walked the dog and then they just let me be. I eventually got out of bed, had a nice long shower and meandered out of my...

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world’s toughest job – I don’t have it!

April 15, 2014
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Not doing #theworldstoughestjob

Mother’s Day is less than a month away. Cue all the cheesy videos, montages and clever ads telling you how motherhood is the hardest job in the world… and of course, the most rewarding one too. You’ll probably tear up while watching these videos,...

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Feminist Fare Friday: Edition #21

April 11, 2014
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rapecultureiswhen

Sometimes I wish for nothing to write here. Why? Because 8/10 things that I post in these feminist round-ups are not positive. They are perpetuations of the kind of culture we live in where women are still “other”, still marginalized, still working for less,...

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Chasing (choosing) the sun.

April 7, 2014
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Chasing (choosing) the sun.

It’s amazing what spring does to ones soul. With the snow (finally) melting away, the sun shining longer throughout the days and the birds singing louder on the newly budding trees, life all of a sudden just seems more hopeful. That is how I...

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Feminist Fare Friday: Edition #20

March 28, 2014
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Feminist Fare Friday: Edition #20

Feminist Fare Friday is bought to you today by the inimitable Ms. Gloria Steinem. Happy 80th Birthday Gloria! For all the work you have done, for all the torches you have lit, and for all the ways we need to keep our torches lit, and keep...

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happy friday

March 21, 2014
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happy friday

My kids are at a sleep over at Auntie’s house. We have late dinner reservations (seriously, it feels SO weird to be eating at 8:30 PM!) and although the weather says otherwise here on the Prairies, it is new Spring blog header day! And...

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Feminist Fare Friday: Edition #19.

March 14, 2014
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Feminist Fare Friday: Edition #19.

This is officially my 400th published post on this site! Last night I was racking my brain trying to think of something EPIC and truly profound to write about and well, Scandal was on, so… Do not fear though! In light of International Women’s...

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