A few weeks ago – as part of a family anthology my sister in law is putting together – I got to take part in a special pre-mother’s day event. A delicious brunch and some catching up soon made way for the real ‘business’ of the day.
We had each been asked to do a [...]
One of my favourite things to do with my family is have a mini-adventure. I love getting outside, moving and enjoying different activities together, and Ottawa is full of opportunities for this kind of toddler friendly mini-adventure!
Our most recent trek was out to the Sugar Bush! We picked a glorious Saturday morning [...]
I just wanted to give a quick shout-out to two companies for the exceptional customer service I’ve received today – such a nice treat (although shouldn’t all experiences be this awesome?!?)
Did you ever read / watch Bridget Jones’ Diary? I’m totally taking her concept of the ‘smug marrieds’ to another unavoidable place here with the smug mummies. You know who they are! You meet them at the park, in the office or maybe they were moms you used to know – you know before they [...]
I wrote a while ago about my Bunny being a jealous little bully with her friends and I’m kinda feeling like the apple hasn’t fallen far from the tree this week.
I’m finding it harder to ignore – the reality is that I too am jealous! Jealous of our wonderful daycare lady who gets to [...]
But it feels like it some days.
Part of my back to work plan included working my 8 hours on a slightly different schedule than the masses – 7:30-3:30 in particular. This means that while I work the same number of hours as regular people I am done considerably earlier at the end of the [...]
So today, for the first time, when I dropped Bunny at daycare, she didn’t cry. She’s been getting better and better at the drop off – first being excited to see her daycare lady (who conveniently came to the door with a teething biscuit) then getting through the handoff before crying, now she has made [...]
A few days into my return to the work for pay world and I realize there is a list of things I need or could use that would have been nice to have on hand. Things that I used to keep in my desk but that moved out with me on my exit pre-baby.
- news.nationalpost.com/2013/05/15/nan… not sure how this made news but i love it! can't stop laughing - office mate thinks i've gone off it!at3 days ago
- "...then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 2/2at4 days ago
- "Listen to the mustn'ts child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves..."1/2at4 days ago