Parent's POV

Fitting In while Standing Out

When I was in grade one, I wore costumes to school. One day I'd be a ballerina, the next, Michael Jackson. I LOVED playing dressing up. I don't remember the last day I wore a costume to class, but it happened, as expected. Somewhere between kindergarten and high school, I learned that people don't do… Continue reading Fitting In while Standing Out

Parent's POV

Expectations

The word expectation gets overused on a daily basis, whether we're managing customer expectations, family expectations or living up to our own (sometimes unreasonable) personal expectations.  I'm one, like many, who attempts to adhere to my own overly high standards.  Generating a respectable income, managing family finances, cooking*, cleaning all while juggling first time parenting and squeezing… Continue reading Expectations