Jan 21, 2019

TOP 10 KID TRENDS SURVIVED BY A MIDDLE SCHOOL MOM

By |2019-01-28T22:37:25-07:00January 21, 2019|, |

BY JACQUELINE BUSINK, ACS PARENT I am a mom of 2 middle school kids; my daughter is in grade 6 and my son is in grade 7, putting us right in the thick of middle school. Over their school years, we’ve endured some rather interesting trends! Our kids find joy in all kinds of strange [...]

Apr 30, 2018

MOM GUILT

By |2018-05-10T23:00:23-07:00April 30, 2018|, |

The email was followed up by a text; the kind that starts off with polite pleasantries about the weather and courteous queries about how I’ve been, only to make the awkward shift into, “So…while I’ve got your attention, I was wondering….” It’s the ever-popular approach of requesting a favour of someone or reminding them of [...]

Apr 9, 2018

STAR WARS AND MOTHERHOOD

By |2018-04-17T01:57:39-07:00April 9, 2018|, |

“Puh-lease?!?!?” came the persistent begging, once again, from my Star Wars crazed son. He had only asked EVERY DAY to battle me—light-saber style, which is really not my style at all! Always after dinner. Always just as my hands were getting sudsy, cleaning the mess from the last half hour. It was always then that [...]

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