Category Archives: Parenting

Hockey Timekeeping pt2

Yesterday, we left off with our hero, (yes me), acting less heroically, desperately trying to figure out how to work the hockey rink’s time machine. So far, the game was about to start and all I’d managed to do was … Continue reading

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Hockey Timekeeping

Are you afraid of anything that’s kind of irrational? Me, I want to deal with one of my phobias. Like all good phobias, it’s not logical, (except arachnophobia, which is completely understandable because it’s a fear of freaking spiders with … Continue reading

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Hockey Challenges 2019

I thought last year would be, you know, the last year of hockey. However, The-Youngest decided to play another year. As goalie. In the Bantam league. At this point in boys’ hockey, the field is narrowing. More and more boys … Continue reading

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Why An Alberta Adventure? 2018

This is my first blog in a while, but it’s also the first on my new website. The site is still a work in progress, but I hope you check out everything there, sign up for the super exciting newsletters, … Continue reading

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If Only Things Could Be Done Better Around the House

I Have A Dream Like Martin Luther King Jr, I too have a dream. Nothing as grand as his. Mine is a lot smaller and far, far less likely to happen. I have a dream that toilet paper will be … Continue reading

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One of the Best Days as a Stepdad

There are tough days as a parent. You know them. Nagging the kids about homework. Dealing with heartbreak. Getting them to bed. Making them eat brussels sprouts or something with kale. (Oh, I have a list of these, oh yes … Continue reading

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What No One Tells You About Having Kids

Things No One Tells You About Kids You get emails from the school about head lice. HEAD LICE!!! It’s just so NOT something I worried about before kids. 2. Colds. You get a lot of them. The math is simple. … Continue reading

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