Author Archives: karenmeg

Take the Kids to work day

A rite of passage for grade 9s in Ontario is “Take Your Kids to Work” day – students starting high school get to spend the day with a parent/ adult to see what the real world of work is like. … Continue reading

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Strong as a girl

“I’m not going this year.  I can go next. I don’t really feel like it” . about the semi formal at school this year.  Her friends are going but she’s not feeling it this year. “Mama stop looking!” as I … Continue reading

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25 ways to take a break

I’ve adjusted fairly well these early months of having my first child away at university.  To be honest, although the drop off on move-in day did make me cry (accompanied by the longest hug ever), I’ve only had the occasional … Continue reading

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Moon V Sun

…So that beer was good – we slipped into the Firkin about 20 minutes before the concert and downed that Coors Lite (for me) and Guinness (for him) while watching a bit of the Maple Leafs game.  We then walked … Continue reading

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A husband and wife

So it’s date night on this 1st of November, and we are off to see a concert in our neck of the woods.  That’s right, a concert in the suburbs.  Given by two artists who defined Canadian music in the … Continue reading

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The dragon leaves the nest

I heard the sound of the garage door opening in the middle of the night.  Followed by heavy footsteps into the laundry room, further into the kitchen, the subsequent opening of the refrigerator … all accompanied by the blinking of … Continue reading

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NaBloPo-Me’d

So much for posting every day and trying to get caught up. I officially suck.  What happened to all the writing I was supposed to be doing?  I thought I would squeeze out another post in today at least before … Continue reading

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