Comedy and Humour

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.

Sarah Simpson column: Bigger isn’t always better

One item there was a two-foot-tall candy cane.

Sarah Simpson Column: What happens when kids make the rules

Growing up, my family spent many a summer cruising the Gulf and…

Sarah Simpson Column: On the merits of Donkey Kong

Yep, I wanted my nearly six-year-old, to play video games.

Sarah Simpson Column: Working off our daily bread

“We could have to be at home long enough that we’ll outgrow our clothes!”

Sarah Simpson Column: Wielding a washcloth is a valuable skill

“Oh my God I’ve become my mother.” That is something every woman…

Sarah Simpson Column: The seeds of change

Fast forward to the quarantine days.

Some April Fool’s Day jokes bring much-needed laughter; others tone deaf to COVID-19

Police are warning the public not to use the ongoing pandemic as a punchline

Sarah Simpson Column: Jelly beans the key to efficient family hikes

Have you ever hiked with small children? You wouldn’t believe how painful…

Sarah Simpson column: My clean house is definitely not for the birds

A while back, my husband and I took our kids to one…

Sarah Simpson Column: King of the blood donations, Robin makes it to 150

Often, when I think of blood… OK I admit that’s a really…

Sarah Simpson column: Locusts inspiring Duncan family to fundraise

Bottle drive, Tuesday, March 3, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Island Return-It Centre on Norcross Road

Sarah Simpson Column: Worries and wishes and a little plastic plaque

For such little humans, children are sure capable of such big feelings.…