When dog ownership doesn’t add up

By Jane Muller If there isn’t a dog in your life, it’s likely that the possibility of having one has

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Cirque heats up ice show with acrobatics and more

  Crystal represents a new approach for Cirque du Soleil that slices through to a new dimension with the additions

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Where Your Goat is Tied

When I was a kid, the eldest of five boys, one of my mother’s favourite sayings was, “Don’t let him

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Fun on the Cheap

I was away this past weekend on my annual writers’ retreat to Manitoulin Island, so my wife was solo parenting

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Fishing for fun in the summertime

The names written on the cedar rafters have created an informal record of the girls who have stayed in cabin

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The Long Road

We go up to my brother’s place on Manitoulin Island for an informal family reunion every Victoria Day weekend. He

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Speaking for Themselves

I often see parents speak for their children. An Aunt asks, “So, Jane, what have you been doing at school?”

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Coping with the Village

I’m sure you’ve all heard the cliche that it takes an entire village to raise a child, and I agree

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Picture your perfect Mother’s Day and share it

By Jane Muller A recent bout of spring cleaning fever revealed a stash of Mother’s Day cards crafted by my boys

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A weekend away

My wife went away to the cottage this past weekend with a few girlfriends from college. It’s an annual event.

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