Welcome back to the wonderful world of Bailey’s blogs. It has been a while since I sat down and completed one of these anecdotal short stories. I wrote this piece months ago, but due to family matters and then focusing on completing and launching my debut book it was put on the back-burner… until … Continue reading Let Kids be Kids
Schools out for summer. Words that provide a range of emotions for parents. Cheers for no more packing lunches and desperate mornings ushering the children out on time. Jeers for stay at home parents that your kids are now home 24/7, looking to you to be their on call chef and entertainment provider at their … Continue reading Summer 2018 Southern Alberta: Family Objectives
Currently, I am the parent that has to be the pain in my kids’ arses. I am the one that tells them they have to pick up their toys, that they have to eat carrots or a yogurt instead of helping me clean out the Halloween treats that still reside in our pantry. I am … Continue reading When Did I Become the Designated “Bad Parent”?
Navigating social media networks with a public account has been stressful and full of anxious moments. I recently celebrated my one month anniversary with Instagram and as per any new relationship, I am still testing the waters. A resounding piece of advice that I found through my Pinterest domain is to have a theme for … Continue reading Don’t Look Back My Darling
It's the end of January and most likely your resolution that you announced in the dwindling minutes of 2017 now have a lower ranking in your personal priority list. If you were anything like me that evening, it probably wasn’t the best time to plan my personal goals for next three hundred and sixty five … Continue reading The Unexpected Cost of Maintaining a Healthy and Active Family
They say it takes a village to raise a child, well, I believe it takes a metropolitan to support a parent. Over the last few years I have learned and logged a few key personnel that I believe are present in a parental journey: The tour guide. A leader, someone who we know has walked … Continue reading A Village for a Child : A Metropolitan for a Parent