March 7, 2018 Jameela

Should I Read to My Child Every Day?

The simple answer is yes. Every. Day. Even when you don’t want to read a bedtime story to your children, you have to. Why? Because it helps to build a solid foundation for language, and consequently, excelling in school.… Read More

November 12, 2017 Jameela

This isn’t a real post. I’m on a break from blogging. So in between now and after Christmas I will be posting sporadically.

Here are some photos from 10 at 10 that I want to remember from the 6 year anniversary.… Read More

September 8, 2017 Jameela

Of all the things I worried about during my second pregnancy ‘not getting a full night sleep 1 and 3/4 years later’ wasn’t one of them. 

Warning:  I’m really just here to complain. This post is more for my own personal archives to prevent me from having a third child ?

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August 31, 2017 Jameela

Is there a word for the situation in which your life feels more or less the same, but you realize so much has changed?


That is me. I feel like my oldest daughter has been going to school forever, but today was different.… Read More

August 22, 2017 Jameela

I loved this picture I found at a ranch in cypress hills.

  • Live each day with courage
  • Take pride in your work
  • Always finish what you start
  • Do what has to be done
  • Be tough but fair
  • When you make a promise, keep it
  • Ride for the brand ( whatever that means.
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July 27, 2017 Jameela

I entered my youngest daughter in a contest to win 2 tickets to Folkfest Calgary. She won! What is the point of having children if they can’t win things for you? Am I right?

Since I (I did the writing) won two, four-day passes to the festival, I am compelled to attend every single day of the event.… Read More