Hi! Welcome to PicklesINK!
she/her. parent, spouse, crocheter, cross-stitcher, Trekkie, feminist, parenting commentator, and obsessive reader of children’s books.
This is me:
I’m the sometimes wacky, usually exhausted, always entertained mother of two nutty kids, Ben and Molly, and wife of one wonderful husband, Ian.
Having studied child development and social work in university, I went into parenthood with my eyes wide open and a self-satisfied smirk on my face and very quickly discovered that I knew absolutely nothing of any value when it came to my very real kids.
I also discovered that feminist rants are kind of my thing and that sometimes people like to pay me for my talking.
Where can you find me?
Discussing parenting issues on CBC Radio, like preparing your child with a Plan B in case of emergency and why people think boy and girl nipples are somehow different.
Contributor to Acts of Kindness: Inspirational Stories for Everyday Life.
Join me on my journey as Ben and Molly teach me what it actually means to be a parent!