Saskatchewan’s Top Baby Names

An article from the Saskatoon StarPhoenix breaks down the numbers and names of babies born in Saskatchewan in 2009. The 14,465 births in Saskatchewan in 2009 were the most in the province since 1992, when families welcomed 14,992 new babies. There were 492 more babies born in Saskatchewan in 2009 than in 2008. I’d say […]

The Business of Being Born

This evening, J & I watched the documentary The Business of Being Born. I read a little about the movie at wikipedia before we started it: “The film criticizes the American health care system with its emphasis on drugs and costly interventions and its view of childbirth as a medical emergency rather than a natural […]

TwentyTen & Tylenol Sinus

Happy New Year! I was absorbed in offline seasonal activities for much of the past few weeks – as I hope you were too. But additionally I’ve spent much of 2010 in bed suffering from a cold with greater-than-average resiliency. And although I don’t usually put much faith in cold medicine, today I’ve finally given […]

About a Boy

So if you haven’t figured this out from the blog post title, we are expecting a boy! The latest in 3D Ultrasonic Technology confirms the presence of very tiny testicles. That’s the perfect setup for a punchline about genetics and my masculinity. So let’s just move past it shall we? A boy – but don’t […]


J would like to think this is related to my tendency to wait until the last minute to complete things (but, pray tell, what else is a deadline for?). But I prefer to blame my child-like naïveté (what’s a mitre saw?) regarding hammer-and-saw-type projects.