Who’s The Grown-Up Here?

Who’s The Grown-Up Here?

It’s a question I find myself asking almost daily when Lucy and I are going toe to toe over some asinine point. My five year old daughter is fierce and determined and focused and passionate; all qualities I admire in women. Unfortunately, when those qualities...
Sam Focker: You Watch ME!

Sam Focker: You Watch ME!

Sam has a new way of requesting my attention. He does it at swimming. He does it at skiing. He does it when he wants to show me one of his new (self-taught) karate moves. He yells “Mom!”  And once we make eye contact, he does the Jack Byrnes, from Meet The...

Mike Benny: The Shake Down

There was a man named Mike Who got bored in Thompson, Manitoba And thought “Hey- I’ll take a hike”   He showed up in Prince George Rolling into town “Before I leave”, he was heard saying “I’ll shake this place down”   He...
My Little Dancers

My Little Dancers

You do what you know. If you played hockey, you’ll probably put your kids in hockey. If you ran track, odds are your kids will run track. If you swam, you’ll probably put your kids in swimming. I danced. So guess what my kids are doing? This is definitely...