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Anniversary Love… Even through the Gulping

I could see him going for a second gulp of his glass and my spine straightened. WHY did he have to drink so loud. Why the gulping? Looking around the room I saw the clothes left by the front door, because where else would you put socks when you come in from outside and your…

Tell Me This is Normal

From my red camping chair, set up perfectly in the shade of the huge tree in our yard, I watch her head bob up and down in her new playhouse, built just for her with love. The changes have been incredible in just two weeks. School has taught my daughter new mannerisms, words, and insults….

Rainy Day Surprise

The rain was coming down in a drizzle and we were enjoying a nice quiet Saturday morning. She had asked if school was today and was disappointed that it was the weekend. She loved school so far and wanted to go everyday. We were expecting my parents for coffee but weren’t ready to get out…

Family Film Night

The Perfect Ingredients for a Family Film Night If you love doing things as a family then a great idea is to have a family film night. You can all get together, curl up on the sofa and pop on a great film to enjoy together. Here are some great tips for making it something…

The First Day

Today is the day! My girl got on her new shoes, pulled on her back pack, and raced out the door. Not a minute of hesitation. kindergarten here she comes! The tears were minimal and the pride was intense. Congratulations sweet love! You did it!   Related Posts:Tell Me This is NormalBack to School ThoughtsWhen…

Back to School Thoughts

My mind is filled with back to school thoughts. Only we aren’t going “back to school.” This is the first time she’ll be going to school EVER. There is literally nothing else I can think of to write about besides my trepidation and anxieties surrounding this event. Oh get over it I can’t. Lots of…

Ready or Not

In three more days our daughter will leave the daycare she has been at for the better part of her toddler years and go to school. My heart is racing. If I close my eyes I can see her running in circles around the playground, holding hands with her bestie, laughing until it hurts, and…

Numbered Summer Days

Our August has been a bit chilly. I don’t know if the weather has just decided that there will be no more summer or if we will be hit with a heat wave in September but it’s pretty cold over here. Don’t fret. We’re Canadian. There are tons of things to do (and watch) when…

When Your Baby is Going to School

Looking up from under her too long bangs I see a little girl that wasn’t there two weeks ago. A girl who has grown from a toddler with cubby legs and rolls on her arms in to a little girl who runs everywhere, does everything quickly so she can get to the next thing, and…