Where does the time go? Here we are almost half way through August and I've come to accept the fact that many of the items on my "selfish Mommy" list will be perhaps left for another time. The key is to accept it and move on. This past weekend I witnessed the most marvelous … [Read more...] about Dealing with Potential Disaster
Got a special occasion to celebrate with a large group of people? I've got just the spot. Tyrol Lodge at Whistler Mountain in British Columbia. This little gem boasts 16 rooms and can sleep up to 54 people, bunk-bed style. With its communal kitchen and large lounge area, it is … [Read more...] about Our Whistler Weekend
There's nothing like a mini holiday to get one's mind off the "selfish mommy to-do list." Two friends invited my son, daughter and me along with 30 other close friends to join them in a three-day celebration of their 50th birthdays at a lodge in the picturesque resort town of … [Read more...] about Awash With Insight
Five short weeks until my babies leave home. I've got to get cracking on my to-do list. Now. I should clarify that this is not the "perfect mommy list" that encompasses the things I want to do with my children before they leave, ie: one last trip to Buntzen lake with the dog, … [Read more...] about Start the Empty Nest Countdown!
These days it's easy not to think about September and the fact that both my children will be 3000 miles away. Every minute is full. If I'm not driving them to work or swim practice, I'm shopping, cooking or doing copious laundry shifts. At least it seems that way. However, … [Read more...] about The Queen of Transitions