Is Your Child a Thief?

Summer is in full swing, not the weather but the camps and activities that really define summer for our family. Swimming lessons, dance camp, soccer training camp, hockey skills camp, superhero day camp, and school camp. That’s right.  School camp,  or what I lovingly know to be Grade One prep.  Jackson’ wasn’t really sold on […]

Defending the Nanny

Nanny. Yes, I said the word.  Nanny.  Nanny.  Nanny.  Nanny. When I think of a nanny, I think of Mary Poppins.  The magical supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Nanny for children that needed some discipline because they were spoiled brats from an upper crust family, with parents too busy to care about their own children.  I also think of […]

Keeping Our Children Safe.

As soon as I learned I was pregnant, I started to worry about the health of my child. I thought that my feelings would alleviate after he was born but they didn’t, they just increased. I soon realized that it was important for me to understand that as a mother, I would always worry but […]

Hazelgrove Elementary Overcrowding Solution

On April 6th the staff and parents of Hazelgrove Elementary came together “to take action and alleviate the overcrowding” at our school. Here is a little history about our school.  When we first moved into the neighbourhood in 2003, phase one of the new subdivision, the elementary school was approved for it’s current location.  We […]

Growing Pains without Kirk Cameron

Just when you think you have this whole parenting thing down pat, you realize that there truly is a learning curve for everyone in this experience. Lately Jackson has been waking us up in the middle of the night.  Jackson has been complaining that his feet have been hurting.  Immediately the Man and I thought […]

Obedient or Helpful?

You cannot help but hear excerpts of conversations when you are watching your children in activities.  Moms are social creatures and we like to talk amongst ourselves, I cannot deny that I do listen in when the conversation topic is of interest to me.   That is how many women have connected and united to form friendships. […]