Taking it Out of Mother Mode

Sometimes I feel like I have gears, like a car.  Usually i’m in MM, Mother Mode, every moment. My definition of Mother Mode is when you are thinking of the children first and then you somehow figure your life in there somewhere.  AKA also known as the Dad Syndrome. I found the hardest thing about being […]

A New Strain of Eurasian Watermilfoil

There is a new strain of Eurasian Watermilfoil invading Christina Lake.  This strain not only attaches to other native lake plants but is has seen attaching to the small upper lip region of swimmers and other human beings that encounter it. Watch out it’s an attack of the MUTANT MILFOIL MUSTACHES! WARNING: No one is […]

Sunday Musings of a 6 Year Old

Jackson looks up at me from his cereal bowl. J: “Mommy you’re not going to get old when you grow up. Right Mommy?” M: “Jackson, I am already grown up”. J: “But you’re not OLD”. M: “Yes Jackson. I’m not old. Did I ever tell you how much I love you?” J: “Yes Mommy. I […]

I’m Cracking.

The monkeys are growing up so quickly, that every so often, you hear a little crick or crack coming from their monkey bodies. Lately Jackson has been hearing the cracks more often. Today he turned to me and said, “Did you hear that? That was another crack.” “I crack so much, maybe i’m an egg.” […]

Blogger Party equals Awkward MonkeeMama Moment

Last night I drove through some of my old haunts in East Vancouver and Kitsilano to attend the Vancouver Moms 2011 Fabulous 30 Mom Bloggers party at Bopomo on West Broadway. I drove through East Van, gawking at the Lee Building top floor where I used to live with two pro skateboarders.  Just roomies, although […]

Living the Fabulous Life.

Every year, the Mom’s are invited to visit the preschool to celebrate Mother’s Day. The class sings songs, usually “I’m bringing home a baby bumblebee” and “My mommy gave me a nickel”. We eat cupcakes.   They also ask the preschoolers what they believe their Mom’s can and cannot do.  Proving again that children’s observations […]