5 Resources for Explaining Pet Loss to Kids 

Breccan got to meet our friend’s dog the other day. “Is she in the sky?” he asked me, by which he meant had she died. My poor heart nearly broke – for any other kid, that may have been just a weird question. But Breccan has seen a lot of animal loss in the last […]

Mama Instinct

There has been a lot of miscellaneous things going on lately. Life has been very routine, but scattered. We’ve had a lot of family time, a lot of preschool days and trips to the Cannery, and a lot a lot a lot of pool time. Breccan had become quite the fish, so that takes up […]

Our Stories: Parenting Through Mental Illness

Today, Tina from Tina B’s World is sharing her experience with depression and anxiety. People who live with mental illness have the same struggles as other parents, plus the added worries about how those difficulties will exacerbate their mental illness. It is estimated that 1 in 5 Canadians experience  mental health and addiction. Many of those people […]

5 Political Action Tips For Parents of Young Kids

As an American, and a human, I am deeply disturbed by what has been happening in the USA. I live in Canada, but I was born and raised in the Seattle area. I moved to Vancouver almost 15 years ago, which basically means I’ve been Canadian almost as long as I was American. Still, I […]