Comedy and Humour

Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson Column: Snakes and Ladders full of ups and downs

Board games produce big feelings in little people

 

Sarah Simpson Column: Bugging out teaches Mom a lesson

“A cricket, a cricket!” I said in The Voice.

 

Sarah Simpson Column: A rainforest full of hideous warthogs

In The Twits , it was “you rotten old turnip” and “you old warthog”.

 

Sarah Simpson Column: Mistakes will happen but kindness prevails

You know those jerks who always follow the trail directions wrong? I…

Sarah Simpson Column: Creativity, and smoke, yields two new ‘computers’

My son opted to empty the recycling bin of all its boxes and create stuff.

Sarah Simpson column: Scaling a mountain and life lessons

“When was the last time we went up Old Baldy?”

Sarah Simpson Column: Coronavirus and school feels like a no-win situation

I began writing this column — not this specific one but you…

Sarah Simpson Column: Screen time offers more than meets the eye

This column is going to make it seem like all my children do is watch screens

Sarah Simpson Column: U-pick a family favourite adventure

The other weekend my son insisted he join me in running out…

Sarah Simpson Column: Finding nature at home

It was time to call in reinforcements.

Sarah Simpson Column: The joys of jumping in to rescue migrating toads

the street was speckled with little black dots — each representing a Western Toad

Sarah Simpson Column: New fan beats the heat and catches the children

So, the summer heat seems to have arrived for good. We’ve already…

Sarah Simpson Column: Ice cream is the ultimate motivation

This past weekend I picked a hike near Mill Bay just so we could hit up Sweet Meadows market

Sarah Simpson Column: Diving into Dahl with my darlings

“Why don’t we pull out the Roald Dahl collection we got a couple years ago?”

Sarah Simpson Column: Other people’s stuff is way cooler than yours

I just saw one of the most memorable events of my childhood…

Sarah Simpson column: Talking to the kids about racism

it gave rise to a great discussion in the car on the way to and from the event.

Sarah Simpson Column: We are not getting a hamster (no matter how cute Nugget is)

Together with her daughter, they’ve been carefully crafting and staging photographs featuring Nugget

Sarah Simpson Column: Siblings are the best (and the worst, by default)

If my brother-in-law wanted a walk, he was going to have to work for it.