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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 […]

My Dad And My Husband: Two Amazing Fathers In My Life

June 19, 2011 // Uncategorized // No Comments

Growing up with an exceptional dad gave me high expectations for the man who would eventually become the father of my children. My dad was the father who was well liked by all of our friends growing up. He was […]