Family Life

What Boys Need

            It was supposed to be one of those rare weekends when my husband and I would get a brief break from parenting our three small children. Lord knows we love them, but we were in serious need of

A Recipe for Roots

Scribbled on the back of an old grocery store receipt is a recipe I got from my parents’ neighbour. I feel it in my pocket and smile. It’s for Aunt Nora’s chicken salad. I have no idea who Aunt Nora is, but she must

Opening Up To Letting Go

“We need in love to practice only this: letting each other go. For holding on comes easily – we do not need to learn it.”  — Rainer Maria Rilke   My parent’s marriage ended when my mother told my father she didn’t love him