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Jun 3, 2019


By |2019-06-03T08:22:13-07:00June 3, 2019|Parenting, Technology|2 Comments

I remember when getting an email was a novelty. I wrote my first email in college to my roommate sitting in the computer lab next to me. Eventually, after marrying and being transplanted to Abbotsford, I used email as a way to keep in touch with my family living in the prairies. I'd turn on [...]

Apr 30, 2018


By |2018-04-30T21:25:28-07:00April 30, 2018|Character, Parenting|1 Comment

The email was followed up by a text; the kind that starts off with polite pleasantries about the weather and courteous queries about how I’ve been, only to make the awkward shift into, “So…while I’ve got your attention, I was wondering….” It’s the ever-popular approach of requesting a favour of someone or reminding them of [...]

Jan 9, 2018


By |2018-01-09T08:48:26-08:00January 9, 2018|Parenting|8 Comments

When I was a young girl, my sister and I spent hours doing the stereotypical little girl thing – playing house with our dolls. We were unconcerned with stereotypes, feminism, and equal opportunity for women. We simply loved our dolls, dressing them, feeding them and playing the role of mom. We attempted to include our [...]

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