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Activism

Unrelated to either writing, or to difficult parenting, I have been engaging in a bunch of activism in areas related to my youngest. (My youngest is transgender, but not remotely difficult to parent other than the part about living with fear for his well-being.) Activism comes hard to me. As …

Writing with Passion

I have decided that April will be a hard-core writing month. I have decided to write every day. I’m going to get out of the …

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Tingling

Years ago, when I was going through my separation from my first husband, and working at my first career-oriented job where my …

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I Guess We’re Grown-Ups Now

I’m so behind on this little announcement – but this February I got to talk “Advanced Parenting” on the I Guess We’re …

Choice

“Sometimes no amount of attention could ever transform your child into a child who isn’t drowning. And the only sane action is …

A Lonely Journey

Parenting a child who doesn’t fit with society is a desolate endeavour. Your experience won’t match the social narrative about parenthood. People will …

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Floating Fire

Last night I dreamed that my family decided to sell our house and move into a floating house – it was a …

Reasons Why My Husband is Lovely

It is brutally cold in Saskatoon this morning. After coming home from running a bunch of errands, I messaged Ian. me: “I …