Tag: Family time

5 Reasons to Eat Dinner as a Family

| April 17, 2018 | 10 Comments
5 Reasons to Eat Dinner as a Family

Remember when everyone gathered around the table to have dinner each evening? It almost seems to be a thing of the past. Between practice, working overtime, and other activities that affect our family, families rarely sit down to have dinner together. That’s a shame because it can have such a negative impact on our children. […]

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Montebello 2.0

| March 18, 2015 | 13 Comments
Montebello 2.0

Many of you know that last year we started what will be a tradition for our family – going to Montebello for Family Day weekend with Mary’s cousins. This year, we had a bit of a hiccup since Jon wasn’t feeling well, but overall, the trip was again a complete success. We did a few […]

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Getting Animated at the 2014 Ottawa International Animation Festival

| October 9, 2014 | 17 Comments
Getting Animated at the 2014 Ottawa International Animation Festival

The animation world descended upon Ottawa September 17-21, 2014 for the 20th edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF). This festival showcases the best, the up and coming and the brightest in animation from all over the world. The OIAF also honours studios that have made significant contributions to the field of animation. This […]

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A Circus Act at its best – The joys of work life balance!

| April 3, 2013 | 4 Comments
A Circus Act at its best – The joys of work life balance!

Work life balance has such a lovely ring. As a full-time Mom, with a slice of small business on the side, it certainly is what I strive for, but let’s face it, if you’re striving you can bet it doesn’t necessarily come easy. Things were different when I was paid by the hour. The position […]

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