Rebel with a Shovel in the Schoolyard

I’m a newbie Kindergarten mom. My firstborn just started at the school down the street and I’m slowly learning the ropes of what it means to pack lunches, navigate new social expectations, and play detective to what my daughter does for six hours a day. I moved to British Columbia from Ontario when I got […]

God in the Darkness

Night comes early this time of year. Darkness falls even before we’ve had the opportunity to gather around the dinner table. We are in darkness more than we are in light during the months of December. And I feel it. I’m not a sunshine seeker. In fact, I love the crunch of snow under my […]

For the Love of Hospital Masks and Awkward Pauses

I didn’t date much in high school. Trust me, it was a good thing. I was a bookish little nerd, wildly insecure about every ounce of myself, and legitimately afraid of the opposite sex until I was 16. When I got nervous, I spoke at a pace only the Gilmore Girls would have been able […]

Read the Fine Print (And Do It Anyway)

By Dani Kreeft | Twitter: @danipress Many of us aren’t 9-to-5er’s anymore. We’re fuelling a job culture without convention or boundaries, regular hours or even regular bosses. We’re backing a lucrative “If you can dream it, you can do it” slogan that’s perfect for anyone who would rather set her own hours rather than sign up for […]

Transition and Desire

So we are moving again. Boxes half filled stand across our bedroom floor waiting for contents. We’re filling up Facebook albums with photos of things to sell and give away. We’re packing these last few weeks with lunches and dinners and picnics in the park, trying to savour every last moment of goodness with these […]