The Friendly Town

I grew up in this town and fast tracked my way through adolescence to escape past its reach. Like every kid here, I knew the history of the invention of basketball and the importance humble beginnings can have on the world of sport, culture and innovation. I swam in the Mississippi River on hot summer…

children spell love: T.I.M.E.

A great friend of mine sent an article a while ago about how you should travel with your kids even when they are tiny. It was a reminder of the complex neurological development in babies and toddlers and how they are absorbing everything. It shed light on the common worry (or thought) that a trip…

island time 

Every summer we spend time on the island, Prince Edward Island that is. When you're a regular it's called the island (or at least our family thinks so) even if we'll always be from-away. My mom lives here on a riverbank just outside Charlottetown and every time I come I love it more and more.…

Move First

It's a struggle to find time in the day to do anything. I seriously didn't quite get it when girlfriends of mine who were home with babies talked about not being able to make a cup of tea and enjoy it while it's hot! Every day I have the ah-ha moments where I feel part…

The nucleus

I have never been sick for longer than a day or two in my life. Anytime I've had a cold or some sort of symptom it usually has one sucky day and then the next day I can feel the symptoms start to dissipate and within a short time, life is ticking at it's usual…

Why I’m doing this

This project started and stopped many times over the past few years. I'm notorious for having ideas and beginning the process with enthusiasm and then getting caught in the day to day (yes, cleaning, cooking for my family, trying to stay active and fit is enough to pull me away from my focus! Imagine that.).…

Travel Basics

So travelling is skill. When with other people it more certainly is a test and naturally sometimes a challenge. It is pure exhilaration and pure exhaustion. It's something I adore — the prep, the packing, the productivity before you leave home. (I swear travelling makes you a more productive human! We always accomplish more in weeks…