Mothers’ Day arrives with a lot of assumptions for and about women: that we all are or will be or wish we were mothers; that those who are mothers are so intentionally and happily; that we love our children unconditionally Continue reading “So women can rise and fly”
In mid-March, an Amber Alert was issued by York Regional Police because the mother of a five-year-old girl became alarmed when the child’s father — the parents had recently separated — had picked her up from school without her knowledge Continue reading Don’t believe everything you hear
April showers are supposed to bring May flowers, yet here we are, three days into May, and the rains continue with little sign of the flowers. Over lunch on a very cold and rainy May Day, a friend and I Continue reading Finding those May flowers
May Day, International Workers’ Day, takes on greater importance every year, as we see hard-won workers’ rights being taken away by increasingly regressive and repressive governments around the world. This year, May Day marks the 100th anniversary of the Winnipeg Continue reading Workers of the world, unite!