Birthday Party Dramas

Birthday party drama is unavoidable in a child’s life.  It gets to a point where the backyard party or the in-home party is impossible to carry out.  Birthday parties can get large and expensive as the amount of friends that your children has grows larger and our property lines get smaller, especially if they are involved in […]

12 Ways My Parenting Has Been Judged And The One Way To Stop It.

WARNING: New Moms you will be judged for your parenting choices! Not just by the child-less couples or the elderly that have forgotten what it was like to have small children. You, NEW MOM, will be JUDGED by other MOMS.  No matter what you do or what choices you make.   Even though you are making choices with […]

The Boy

Jackson,  my boy,  you amaze me. The amount of love you exude is overwhelming.  Your bedtime kisses are epic and thorough. Sequence of the bedtime kiss: A peck on my lips. Then one on my right cheek. Then one on my left cheek. One peck on my forehead. My right eye is next. Then my […]

The P’s of Pick-up

Drop-off and pick-up at a school of over eight hundred has it’s challenges.  I would rather be late for Easton’s preschool, than to have to battle the traffic that jams up our elementary school’s  parking lot and drop-off lanes. Every so often, we have an important appointment that forces me to drive and pick up […]

Busted!

Mondays.  This Monday I could have stayed in bed.  This Monday the kids could have stayed in bed.  This Monday we all stayed in bed until 8 am.  The we had to rush. As we were rushing around to get everyone dressed or actually have Mommy watch everyone get dressed, Easty says “look what I […]

It’s Perfect

Nothing is better than waking up early to a huge snowfall (by Vancouver standards), on a Saturday.  There’s something magical about the snow in the glow of the morning sunrise. Straight from jammie’s & bedheads to snowsuits & toques.   The Man woke up in time to congratulate me on my sidewalk shoveling with the […]