I have never been much for New Year’s resolutions. Unlike my former father-in-law, who took the end of each year and the start of the next with very traditional Scottish seriousness, I prefer to go to bed early on December Continue reading What lies ahead?
When you are born and raised in North America’s cultural mainstream, as I was, it is pretty hard not to grow up with ingrained notions of what is required for a “real” Christmas. Even for those of us who try Continue reading Surviving the festive season
I was 19 years old, without a clue about what it meant to be a mother, when my daughter was born on this day, 44 years ago. It will come as no surprise to her to read that she was Continue reading Happy birthday, Kate!
Over the past several weeks, we have been inundated with an unheard-of number of allegations about behaviour directed mostly at women by well-known and/or powerful men. This behaviour ranges from inappropriate to criminal. It feels a bit mind-boggling, to tell Continue reading Who’s leading the discussions about men’s behaviour?