Beauty – Part Two The human race’s obsession with attractiveness is probably, in essence, quite innocent. Displaying and acknowledging attractiveness can be argued to be a perfectly reasonable evolutionary mechanism employed by most (if not all) people to help determine health and vitality. We’re naturally drawn to attractive people as it is generally synonymous with … More Attempting to Unravel the Truth About Beauty – Part Two
Darling Daughter is a Diva. She is deep, emotional and prone to outbursts that frequently see her stomping up the stairs and slamming doors and sobbing. Complete mystery where she got these traits (said nobody ever). She is most certainly her mother’s child. My husband is renowned for having zero tolerance for her dramatics, whining, … More How Steve Won at Parenting this Weekend
I’d like to talk about friendship. The best place to start, I think, would be to openly and publicly acknowledge how fortunate I feel daily, considering what a huge pain in the ass I can be, to have the friends I do. We are surrounded by a multitude of absolutely amazing, supportive, honest, kind, interesting, … More Random Friday Insights on Friendship
Aside from myself (and our children), I know you better than any other soul on this planet. I know your fears, your faults, all the wonderful things about you that keep me falling in Love with you over and over again – even after all these years. There is a great irony; that you, my … More Dee’s Vows – 14/02/2014 – Valentines Vow Renewal
Our children are all exceptionally lucky. They have been exposed in massive doses to their cultural heritages, here in New Zealand, in my native land Canada, and across the planet. They have trudged through the Grampians, visited the lochs, and picnicked along the river Dee in Scotland, all the while being told tales of their … More Raising Cross Cultural Kids
One of the coolest things to come of our impending celebration renewal of vows (currently a week away) is the reminiscing. My flatmate from a semester I studied at the University of Calgary has taken a very rare break from her work to come down and join us for the party. After being stopped by … More Fish and Chips, Funny Quips, Memory Lane Trips, and… What Kind of Pics?