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Friday Afternoons

October 15, 2012 // Parenting // No Comments

We are totally into the swing of the Monday to Friday school routine. Every Friday we have been marking the start of the weekend by having a little bit of fun. Ben calls it our Friday fun day and he […]

Our Morning Routine

September 20, 2012 // Parenting // No Comments

Ben has settled into the rhythm of heading off to junior kindergarten each morning. On that note, I have also got into the flow of our new routine and am patting myself on the back for handling the ‘up and […]

Baby Led Weaning: An Update At 7 Months

August 15, 2012 // Birth & Breastfeeding // No Comments

My baby did not get her first taste of solids until just recently when she was closer to 7 months old (I’m not including the lollipop that I caught Ben letting her lick or the popsicle that he offered her […]

Do Your Kids Go To Summer Camp?

August 10, 2012 // Parenting // No Comments

What have your kids been up to this summer? Did you pack up their bags and send them off to the wonderland of children’s overnight camp? Growing up I never went to summer camp; I did go to Brownie’s overnight […]

You Know Your A Parent When…

July 2, 2012 // Parenting // No Comments

You know you are a parent when: *You hit up 3 different craft and dollar stores hunting for festive items so you can decorate your child’s bicycle for a Canada Day parade. *You set your alarm clock extra early so […]

Keeping Life Fancy With Chocolate Covered Bananas

June 24, 2012 // Uncategorized // No Comments

A few months back I wrote about how I was struggling to find my groove with being at home full time. You can find that post here. What I was really searching for was the secret answer for how to […]

Mama In The City Gets Wheels

May 25, 2012 // Uncategorized // No Comments

I’ve been a carless city girl for the last 8 out of the 9 years that I’ve lived downtown. The first year I had an old car that mostly sat in my parking spot. I’ve rented and I’ve Zipped but […]

Reflections Of Motherhood: Life Before The School Years

May 11, 2012 // Uncategorized // No Comments

Over the last few weeks I’ve started to do this weird thing where I reminisce about the way things are while they are happening. It’s sort of like feeling sad when your on the last bite of a perfect ice […]

Enjoying My Moment

April 18, 2012 // Uncategorized // No Comments

I’ve come to a big conclusion about my current battle (obsession) in becoming the perfect housewife; I would much rather hold my baby than worry about the dust accumulating and what amazing meal to whip up. This baby is a […]

Parenting Accomplishments: I’ve Got One

April 4, 2012 // Uncategorized // No Comments

I have officially conquered one of my parenting fears… traveling alone with children. Recently I traveled out of town by myself with both of my children and our old dog Maggie. As I kissed my husband goodbye I whispered to […]