Grief and magic

When Skejl was born in 2001, Tanis and her husband became parents of a child with special needs.

Growing food and family values

There’s something about understanding just how hard you have to work for a 10-pound bag of potatoes that’s really valuable, and not just in terms of money.

Work in progress

Carol Wallace merges parenting, painting, and geology — with beautiful results

Stitching together community

The women behind Nelson Stitch Lab understand that what they’re ultimately creating is a stronger and more sustainable community.

Nurturing natural connections

  Jenn Gill’s classroom is the boreal forest. Literally. As a teacher at the Kingfisher Lake Outdoor Education Centre, she spends the vast majority of her days out of doors, guiding elementary and high-school students on hikes (on snowshoes when the terrain demands it), mucking about in soil and ponds as kids learn about the…

A world worth imagining

I originally thought I’d written a book for kids, but it turns out that I wrote it for the parents as well.