Hello Spring Break Vacation: I Need You More Than My Kids

Spring Break can’t get here soon enough. Sure, it’s a break from school for the kids. But we parents need this break too. I am counting down the days until our family can board the plane and getaway to somewhere warm and sunny. I honestly think that I need a vacation this Spring Break more than my family does. Anyone else with me? Winter this year has been weird with lots of ups and downs. The weather could seriously use a Prozac with snow and ice one week and then…

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Sun-Seeking Mom Skips Out on Winter

Subzero temperatures, wind chill, Snow, freezing rain, snow Boots, salt, sand, slush. Dirty mud room floors, sweaty long underwear, wet socks, blow outs ruined by toques. It all sounds very appealing, doesn’t it? I can’t hack it, I admit it. Despite being a Canadian, I’m not cut out for our winter weather and all the mess that comes along with it. I get a chill in my bones that makes it hard to move my body when the Celsius hits below zero, a wind gush sends tears streaming down my…

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