Tag: lessons

  • Out of the Mouths of Babes.

    Out of the Mouths of Babes.

    Last updated on February 8th, 2024 at 12:21 am“Fuckshit.” I didn’t know it then, but before my eldest started junior kindergarten this September, life was simple. Taking an extra eight months away from the office after her mat leave to be with the boys (and because two kids in Toronto daycare is really expensive), Sarah…

  • “Why Didn’t ANYONE Warn Me About ADULTHOOD???”

    “Why Didn’t ANYONE Warn Me About ADULTHOOD???”

    Last updated on January 29th, 2024 at 02:46 am “If you went back and told your 18-year old self, can you imagine?” — an old friend’s thoughts when discussing my current #BloggerLife It’s no secret to anyone who’s made it through high school—adulting ain’t easy. We’ve got bosses who don’t give two craps about us;…

  • Whine Doesn’t Age Well With Time.

    Whine Doesn’t Age Well With Time.

    Last updated on January 29th, 2024 at 11:15 amI’ve simply got no time for whining. It’s everywhere these days—I mean, we’re all struggling. The world’s not an easy place to live in, constantly poking and prodding us to see just what we’re made of. The number of us living any kind of life that could be called “comfortable”…

  • When You Overpromise and Underdeliver

    When You Overpromise and Underdeliver

    Last updated on February 4th, 2024 at 05:28 pmWhat happens when you mix a long-term writing project with poor time management and a looming deadline upon which you place far too much importance? The 31 Things I Know Now That I’m 31 becomes the 32 Things I Know Now That I’m 32. The plan had…

  • Thirty-Two: Here’s to the Hustle.

    Thirty-Two: Here’s to the Hustle.

    Last updated on February 6th, 2024 at 11:59 pmJuly 2015 — I’ve just turned 32 years old, and I’m trying to figure out what I want to be when I grow up. I’ve built this #BloggerLife for myself — a little digital space with promise, letting me share thoughts and ideas with thousands, evolving around…