I am a “Stay-At-Home” dad. I can assure you, Michael Keaton did a much better job at being Mr. Mom than I will ever hope to aspire to do. First of all, the phrase “Stay-At-Home” is a complete misnomer: Shopping, play-dates and errands continually interrupt this supposed domestic ideal.
Archives for February 2010
I recently treated myself to a new MacBook. Hey, I’m an unemployed, single gal currently “staying” with her mom, with two beater vehicles that are constantly trying to one-up each other on their creative repair needs. Why shouldn’t I be dropping a thousand dollars on a shiny toy I don’t really need? It’s only been […]
In hockey, it’s easy to focus on winning against the opposing team. But as one player discovers, hockey is about way more than just winning.
Squirrels: the bane of gardeners and cranky homeowners; at mercy of speeding drivers and hungry winter birds. You might be asking by now: what do squirrels have to do with meditation?
The spellbinding film Ashes and Snow was born out of Gregory Colbert’s journeys to India, Egypt, Burma and Kenya. He photographed more than 40 species — including a whale, an orangutan, a manatee and elephants — to create what critics call “a 21st-century bestiary.
I don’t believe that our gifts have an expiry date. Clearly, as we get older, it is more difficult. Sadly, most of us consider the idea of re-engaging our gifts or our passions as impractical. It doesn’t need to be that way!
Things aren’t always as they seem. Sometimes an empty room isn’t really empty, and sometimes life and laughter have a way of furnishing a room better than the best decorator.
At one time, ‘hip’ humans learned to shake, rattle and roll; now we learn to tweet, stumble and ping our way through life. That’s because if you want to have a successful blog or website in today’s internet, you absolutely must leverage Social Media to bring more readers to your site. You’ve got to tweet, […]
When you teach your dog a behaviour, it can be easy to assume that the dog has learned exactly what you think you have taught him. But you don’t control what the dog learns. The best you can hope for is to strongly influence what your dog will learn through good, clear training techniques.
It wasn’t until I was in my 20s that I even realized other people didn’t walk through their days with idle thoughts of darkness and depression, that thoughts of suicide were not part of their mental synopsis.