Would you rather write with a pencil and paper or type on a laptop? Would you rather write alone in a silent isolated room or surround by people in a busy public space? Would you rather write fiction or non-fiction? Would you rather be sucked into the world in the page of a book or… Continue reading Would you rather…
Would you rather be a ghost or a poltergeist? Would you rather be a bat or a black cat? Would you rather be the haunter or the haunted? Would you rather be a skeleton or a mummy? Would you rather ride a broom or change into a bat? Would you rather be a pumpkin or… Continue reading A Ghost Inspired “would you rather?
If I asked you to live a secret life what would you say? For me, that question will haunt me till the day my secret life kills me. I can still see the young naïve me sitting in that roadside diner booth staring doe-eyed at the intimidating figure in front of me. I remember whispering… Continue reading Secret Life or No Secret Life
When I asked him what it meant to him when I said “secret life” he answered seamlessly. He said, “Desert Island.” I snapped my eyes in his direction to see if he was joking, but his demeanor was serious and thoughtful. “Desert Island?” I asked, but he just smiled and nodded. Before I could… Continue reading His Response
I started blogging in December of 2015. I remember feeling like I was diving into a world of unknowns with no friends. I was quick to learn that the blogging community is just that a community and it is not a place where I was alone. I have had the honour of participating in a… Continue reading Liebster Award Nomination
We have had the penis and vagina talk: boys have a penis and girls have a vagina. My older boy knows that babies grow in mommy’s tummies. However, he had never inquired about how the baby got into or out of mommy’s tummy. I was content to leave those details out of the picture. At… Continue reading Raising Boy: The Penis Chronicles Presents Those Questions
Parents Canada August/September 2016 edition published a short piece that I had written about my own experience with a curious son asking about body parts. My parenting adventures with questions about the penis and the vagina didn’t end with that article though. The body questions continue as do the blunders. In the not so distance… Continue reading A – Z Blogging Challenge, Raising Boys: The Penis Chronicles presents the Letter V for Vagina