Guest Posts

Guest Post: Rhymes with Inspiration

She takes the final, belaboured step down from her front door to the snow-covered sidewalk and pauses for a moment, one unsteady hand hovering just above the wooden handrail, waiting for her equilibrium to catch up. From inside my car, I watch the unintentional pantomime, waiting for her eye contact to assure me she’s going […] Read more…

The Baby in My Bed: Lessons in Self-Care

The following piece was submitted by the magnificent Katie Phillips: If I woke up tomorrow and saw a baby in my bed I’d be beyond freaked. How did that baby get there? Whose baby is this and how do I return it? Is this some kind of weird reverse Godfather thing? After a few minutes of […] Read more…

Lelainia Lloyd’s Guide to Unwinding This Christmas

Nothing says the holidays to me like music, movies and books. While everyone is caught up in getting ready to celebrate, these are the three ways that I take a much needed break and unwind from the holiday chaos. It’s important to rest, but resting doesn’t necessarily have to mean sleeping. Curling up with a […] Read more…

All I Want for Christmas is to not get glutened

Contributed by: Clare Bustin Buffet. Potluck. Dinner at a friends. Cocktail party. Banquet. Work party. All of these sound like fun social events, right? Well, not so much if you celiac disease. You may be able to get by through January to November having to face only a few of these daunting occasions, but once […] Read more…

Jian Ghomeshi and Society’s Response to Abuse Allegations

This may veer from my normal topics, but my friend Clare had some really important things to say about women’s rights and the tendency of people to shame women who come forward with allegations of abusive relationships. So I asked her to be my first guest blogger! ———————————————————————————– “Jian Ghomeshi and Society’s Response to Abuse […] Read more…