Category: Career

Five photography tips for amateurs

I take a lot of photos. My iPhone recently hit the 10,000 mark and then decided it was time for me to make some room for more. But just because I take photos constantly — for the blog, for my parenting column, and especially… Continue Reading “Five photography tips for amateurs”

Treat yo’ self: Work-at-home edition

Today I thought I’d talk about the treats you can buy — or steal from other rooms — for your home office. After all, I spend a LOT of time in mine — throwing parties and such, mostly — and I have learned the… Continue Reading “Treat yo’ self: Work-at-home edition”

Weird work-at-home quirks + hacks

Today’s post is brought to you by Things That Annoy Me about working from home. Yes, you heard me — working from home is not all merrily-throwing-the-laundry-on in between tea breaks.  I noticed I have a couple of quirks that can interfere with my… Continue Reading “Weird work-at-home quirks + hacks”

Why too many days off school make me crazy

I’m almost positive my son and daughter attend Grade 1 and preschool, respectively. It’s just that for the last three or four weeks, they’ve barely gone. At least it feels that way, between flu bugs, coughs, snow days, labour action, holidays and more snow… Continue Reading “Why too many days off school make me crazy”

The girl at the art show

There was a call for submissions for an art show. It was the first post I’ve seen like this, and I decided — on a whim — that yeah, OK, I would paint something. I would give it a try. The theme was “escape,”… Continue Reading “The girl at the art show”