Mom and daughter’s hands

The Third Trimester

In the third trimester we puzzle over baby stuff, fend off invasive strangers, get blown away by friends, suffer through contractions, and meet our baby!

Amelia’s belly at the end of the second trimester

The Second Trimester

In the second trimester we lounge on Maui, battle heat, grapple with body image, subvert gender norms, pick an unusual nickname, and hold a very cute baby.

The Barristers and Solicitors' Oath

On Becoming a Lawyer

It has been a while since my last update – and for good reason! The last year has been quite busy, and has gotten in the way of my already-irregular blogging habits. Most of the last year has involved work, which is to be expected. If you’re reading these words, you likely already know that […]

A Vancouver Canucks fan waving a flag, obscuring his face

On Public Shaming

A few weeks ago Vancouver experienced some rioting. The riots, and the ensuing reaction, spurred on a lot of talk about the role of public shaming, particularly via social media like Facebook or The Twitter. The issue, as I’m sure you can imagine, is divisive. For those unfamiliar, I’ll recount the facts. Following the loss […]