Parenting


The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go! #BTS2014
02 Sep 2014

The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go! #BTS2014

After a fun summer filled with lots of road trips and nights away in our travel trailer, school is here… and the girls are super excited! They both set their alarms last night, and Wendy helped them get their lunches together. This morning, they were up bright and early… even before I was scheduled to wake them up. Lauren came running into my room yelling...

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I’m walking in the @FordCanada Race to End Diabetes 5k. #FordJDRF @JDRF_Peel
21 Apr 2014

I’m walking in the @FordCanada Race to End Diabetes 5k. #FordJDRF @JDRF_Peel

This Saturday, April 26th, I will be participating in the annual Ford JDRF Race to End Diabetes 5k run/walk in Oakville, at Coronation Park. This will be my first time participating in this event as a participant. Usually, I am on the sidelines taking pictures, Instagramming and Tweeting for Ford Canada as @FordCraigSilva. Well, I’ll still be doing that, but I’m going to have a...

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Taking the girls toboganning
03 Jan 2014

Taking the girls toboganning

There’s nothing like frolicking around in freshly fallen snow. From making snow angels, to building a snowman, to toboganning down a snow-covered hill. The latter is what my girl shave wanted to do the entire time they have been home for winter break. It has been a busy couple of weeks. We’ve traveled to see family; had family come into town; and both Wendy and...

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A Visit With Santa
20 Dec 2013

A Visit With Santa

The girls have been fairly good this year. There have been a few hiccups, but they are young, and make mistakes. One of the highlights for them, is taking them to see Santa each year, and getting their photo taken after they have told him what is on their Christmas wish list. Wendy and I met very close to Christmas (in 1999), so it is...

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Reflections on Parental Leave
09 Dec 2013

Reflections on Parental Leave

A guest post by Ammar Khan Paid parental leave for men – it’s a concept that blows some people away. Daddy gets to stay home with the baby for months while the job waits for him to return. It is a blessed concept that we are lucky to have here in Canada: After an initial 17 week Maternity leave, 35 weeks of paid parental benefits are...

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