Monthly Archives: June 2008

Original definition of nit picker:

One who picks nits. I am a nit picker. Let’s cut to the scene last night where I am on my haunches, my child between my legs, like some of our primate ancestors, combing through her hair with the lice … Continue reading

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A visit to my sister

This weekend, we went to visit my sister. She now lives about an hour and half outside of Toronto (on the wrong side of Toronto if you’re coming from Montreal). She has just graduated from naturopathy school and once she … Continue reading

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Daughter sues dad for disciplining

WTF? A twelve year old girl sued her dad for grounding her and won. And this was not one of those things where she spilled some milk and he forbade her to ever leave the house again, damning her to … Continue reading

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It’s the end of the school year

One. last. week. of. school. Good. ‘Cause I’m done. I am not going to set up my little vegetable factory, where I get ten small tupperwear containers and stick a week’s worth of carrots , peppers and cucumbers in them … Continue reading

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Hot and bothered

I’m not complaining. Really I’m not. Okay just a little. It is 5:30 in the morning and already the world feels like a sauna. I have a big week at work and my efforts to get a good sleep last … Continue reading

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Who invented mistakes?

My daughter lied to me yesterday. Not only did she lie, she lied about money so that she could buy something she wanted. I, of, course, like any good super hero of a mother who has x-ray vision into their … Continue reading

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