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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:Back to School ThoughtsWhen Your Baby is Going…

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…

Throat Punch Thursday – it’s back!

It’s been a long time since I delivered a throat punch. A round house kick to the adam’s apple. A triple sow cow, back flip, cart wheel, give it my all to the larynx. But then I had a chat with my friend Deborah from the Truth About Motherhood and we decided that it was…

Is THAT What I Sound Like?

I could hear her little girl imagination from the living room where I sat, taking five minutes to relax after cleaning what felt like the whole house. The sound of her faint whispers traveled down the hallway, her tiny voice changing as she created the characters, playing out the scene in front of her. I…

Summer So Far

I haven’t been around here lately… I’ve been doing, seeing, watching, listening, dining, and making memories. With these people. Suddenly life slowed down and became about sun, swimming, long drives, and yard sales. Where I found these fabulous shoes… We’ve had visits to the hospital after Brian found a Tick on him that had burried…

That Guy

“Mom, is tomorrow Jesus’ birthday?” “No, babe, tomorrow is Canada Day.” “Who’s that guys name that can see us? “I’m not sure?” “He knows my name and your name and our cats?” “Have I met him?” “NO mom, He see’s us when we’re at walmart” “Did we go to His house?” “Mooooom! He lives in…