On John Holt and Parenting

Unschooling is a popular term but its interpretations and applications vary wildly. In Part I, I turn to the father of unschooling and find that his writings go beyond homeschooling to be useful for parenting as well.

Toddler Art

Toddler art is exactly not what I expected.

RE: SAHM Rationale

Recently read Tiffany Dufu’s Drop the Ball and a few things caused me to think about more things than I could squeeze into an Instagram caption.

Good Enough

When I was in teacher’s college, a speaker told us that to be the best teacher, we had to settle for mediocrity. Sounds terrible, right?

Strangely Silent

Lately (and I mean in the past few months) I’ve felt very incapable of joining in social conversation.

Angel’s Drive In

Today, on a day full of rain, Jack suggested we go out to a surprise location for lunch. I’m always down for surprises. By the time we drove into Bowness, I was hopping. “Angel’s?!” I guessed/demanded. Indeed it was. Angel’s Drive In.

Wild Rhubarb + Buck at Avenida Food Hall

The refreshing thing about farmers’ markets in Calgary is that they remind both Jack and myself of London’s Borough Market, with its blend of fresh produce, specialty goods, and hot foods.