MISISSAUGA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Dec. 18, 2012) – According to a new national survey from HP, Canadians are too busy preparing for the holidays to enjoy doing what they value most at this time of year – spending time with family and friends.
HP Canada and Ipsos Reid surveyed more than 1,000 Canadians and found that: Continue reading
For about 18 months now I have been responsible for daycare/school drop-off and pick-up, dinner, evening routines, and most of the time baths and story time/bedtime.
I also work at the office and at home through the day and into the evening (sometimes into the night) while carrying out those responsibilities.
That all changed last week. Hubby changed jobs and is now home in the evenings.
This was what I wanted. Hubby home with me and the kids, participating in our family routine and being a part of us. This is great.
BUT… Continue reading
Recently, I have slipped a bit in the “controlling screen time department.” Generally speaking, my children get 1.5 hours of TV per day (At home, that is. What they do outside our home is basically out of my control.)
It breaks down something like this: Continue reading
I have been so stressed and busy for the last … oh, I don’t know 10-15 years, that I have developed, without really realizing it, a voice that I use automatically when someone asks me something. Continue reading
I read a few blogs that I find interesting, funny, down-to-earth, helpful, etc. Continue reading
As a mother, I am always Preaching.
Practising is a much harder Practice for me. Continue reading
Ever feel like you have a To Do list longer than, oh I don’t know what, the longest thing you can imagine?
I do. I feel that way all the time. No matter what I cross off my list, there is still more to do. In the back of my mind, I have a running To Do list that I never quite get through. Sometimes I have enough time to expel some of those back-of-mind list items onto a piece of paper, which, to me, means that the items have entered a reality other than my own and I now get to cross them off a list in real life. Continue reading