A Few of My Favourite Things

Happy solistice! I know I am in the minority, but I absolutely adore this time of year. The days are short, dark, and cold. The electricity bill soars while the bank account dwindles. Many people are stressed AF about getting presents under the damn tree, leaving the...

Friends in Real Life: You Deserve Them

My husband and I just had a fantastic dinner party and hang-out with some good friends of ours. I made sous-vide pork tenderloin with rosemary and apples, which we ate just before launching into a tactical game of Ticket To Ride all the while sharing inside jokes and...

Surrogacy Doulas: How We Help

I recently started working with a client who is going to be a surrogate. Wow, what a learning curve! It’s fascinating to think that her body will be supporting a life that is completely unrelated to her genetically – someone else’s egg, someone...

RESPECT: Here’s What it Means to Me

Loading the dishwasher has never been an inspired task for me, but today it was. As a kid, I was taught to respect the after-dinner dishwasher teachings of Dad-guru. As I’m sure is common amongst many dads, he has a knack for getting all the dishes into the...