May 9, 2023
Then it all became rather obvious. We’re the adventurers and explorers, the migrators without property. We’ve built flexibility into our lives and our work. We would move to my parents. We’d sail the boat of our family life into the security of their port.
April 18, 2023
Living in Montreal with no family, no mountains and no purchase of a property to anchor us, the question of “where is home” became insistent, especially after I lost the religious beliefs of my childhood.
November 29, 2022
Unconditional love and acceptance. A safe harbour. Joy and delight in their presence. A commitment to always hold the space open for the relationship. Our job is to love these children.
December 3, 2021
Are you starting to feel the stress of the season yet? Are you feeling all the things that you need to do (organize, plan, cook, etc.) to make this a good holiday season for your family? Why do women & especially mothers continue to do this work? How did we arrive here? What are possible solutions?
October 5, 2021
I am in the beginnings of the life stage where the load of responsibility for my children has significantly lightened. I feel it and I love it!
June 14, 2021
It’s not a deficiency in my personality that my domestic life needs a counterweight, a release valve; and that my adventure life needs a regular return to the relationships and places where I’m rooted. When I stop and think about it, this back and forth seems both obvious and intuitive to my wiring.
June 2, 2021
Come hell or high water, come lockdowns and curfews, come transitions and discomfort, come mental health crises and loss of community, we were going to see our family through this difficult season.