In honor of Canada’s 150th Anniversary, I thought it would be fun to write about the things I learned about Canada from my very Canadian husband. If you are Canadian, “A Very Happy Canada Day” from our family to yours.
Canadian Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holidays for my family. The excitement begins when I start seeing pumpkins everywhere – at grocery stores, at Costco, on school snacks calendars, on print advertisements, on news promoting pumpkin patches and deals on this fruit (yes, fruit) everywhere.
Almost every parent can attest to the innumerable tactics, strategies, threats, rewards, and/or punishment that naturally dovetail our parenting styles. I don’t care what you name your particular style of parenting – whether you are a helicopter, free-range, no-range, authoritarian, authoritative, laissez-faire or
J and I got to Toronto yesterday. The first phase of our summer and my unemployment has begun. Traveling alone from Chicago to Toronto was little bit of a hassle especially since J had to skip his nap to get to the airport. He was also hungry and tired. In line to check in (I …