Tag Archives: mothering

Of Books And Mothers And Celebrating Both

Originally published as a column on CFJC Today and Armchair Mayor News on Monday May 15, 2017.  I grew up with books. Our living room had tomes lined up in tall bookcases covering entire walls, floor to the ceiling almost. When you’re a kid, that is as close to infinity as it gets. I loved… Read More »

Holding On, Dawdling And Markers To Find Our Way

I have a fresh cup of coffee and the ‘to do’ list I left on my desk last night clearly states that I should attend to my article on stroke and depression. I dawdle instead. The word stroke makes me think of my Dad. He did not become depressed after his stroke but angry; I… Read More »

A Mom’s Perspective

Originally published as a column in NewsKamloops on Friday April 29, 2016.  Every few months or so, or at least a couple of times a year, there is some news about a mom breastfeeding in public and the implications of that. A case of a storm in a glass of water if you ask me.… Read More »