Tag Archive: family

Evaluating Kindergarten Friendships

We sat on the couch, side by side, like we often do, her hand in my hair for comfort, while she chatted about her time at her nannies, her friends, and going back to school after the March Break. “Mom, sometimes I let Emma* butt in front of me, but I don’t mind, that means…

After March Break Booze

Saturday we picked up our girl. She told us all about her adventures with Nannie and Grampy, treats, and about how much fun she had. She went on about Frozen on ice and her trip to the petting zoo. There was walks and crafts and “dinner before it got dark out.” But she was ready to…

March Break

My heart leapt into my throat as I turned on to our road. I had left something behind… our daughter, she wasn’t with me and it was a school day! I needed to pick her up! Didn’t I? No… no, I reminded myself, she was gone for the week and I didn’t have to go…

While You Sleep

Rest easy knowing I craddle your heart in my hands I hold your fears with mine And watch over you while you dream You are my light I fight for you Sleep, my love For tomorrow will be here soon Thank you for Sharing Related Posts:It Took a TentThe Parent/Teacher InterviewThe Things We Do

It Took a Tent

Since dragging her tent up from the basement and putting it in her room our daughter hasn’t needed the attention at night in order to go to sleep that she once did. I used to lay beside her while she played with my hair, we would talk about her day, and she would drift off…

The Parent/Teacher Interview

I waited outside of the room for my turn to meet with her teachers. I had a thousand questions about her progress and couldn’t focus on just one. What did she do all day while I was at work? How was her behaviour? Was she learning at the right pace? Did she pay attention? Was…

The Blue Guitar

His hands sweep over the strings smoothly as I look on from my spot on the couch.  The blue guitar sits perfectly in his lap and he pulls it in snuggly hugging it closely. His eyes close and he feels the music he sings. I watch his movements. There are so many times I want…

The Things We Do

All of us do things for our kids that we would never normally do. It’s to keep them happy, to keep them quiet, to keep them calm, and to keep them from killing each other. These things range from allowing the family pet on the bed all night when they’re usually not allowed or letting…

The Mustard on my Shirt

Before having a child I remember going to friends houses who had children and having a look around and thinking, why is there art stuck to the bottom of the cabinets? How come there’s a Barbie in the sink in the bathroom that they haven’t moved? Why don’t they change their living room around it…