THE UNPLANNED BIRTHDAY PARTY

Planning birthday parties used to be my thing. I would have every thing organized well in advance, I would push myself to outdo the year before. Parties just got bigger and better every year, and I got more and more stressed every year. The biggest stress was always Ethan’s birthday, because he is a December …

ON BEING FIRED

As someone who has not been unemployed since I was 15 (that’s over 25 years ago,) and has never (until very recently) been fired, I’ll tell you, it is a totally new sensation. Before I continue with this story, I would like to state that I understand that firing an employee is a business decision, …

#CHEERFORGOLD

Are you ready? Get out your pom poms, make some signs, grab your cowbell, whatever it is you do when you cheer for your favourite team, because Team Canada will soon be competing in Sochi! The Winter Olympic Games are only 19 days away! As someone who worked in sports television for 20 years, there …

BECOMING A MOM

From the very moment I saw that grainy image of a tiny human forming inside my body, and I heard that small pulsating heart, motherhood changed me.  I was no longer just me, but we. As my belly grew, so too did the feeling of we. With each flutter in my tummy and every sleepless …