Parenting

Just Do It

 “Are you skating or just watching?” I asked my “significant other” over breakfast. “Um, just watching” he replied, “and you?” At this point, I briefly weighed both options and heard myself say, “skating” before I had really made up my mind. We were taking the girls to the locals sports and rec center for free […]

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Life Lessons

My oldest daughter, who will be twelve this month, plays hockey, loves hockey, and lives and breath hockey. She plays both forward and defense for her peewee team and although she prefers playing forward, she is an extremely good defenseman (person). In today’s game, they held onto a 1-0 lead going into the third period, which was fantastic for […]

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Kids, you gotta love ’em!

Kids, you gotta love 'em!

I found this note this morning taped to the cupboard door where we’d hidden some Christmas presents…or apprarently, not hidden. It made me laugh and then I sent the pic to hubby’s cell phone. He said we should tell daughter who wrote the note that we’re taking the gifts back. I think it’s hilarious because I never would’ve admitted to snooping when I was a kid, let alone leaving a note about it! Kids, you gotta love ’em!

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Who knew?

Who knew that a simple idea like taking the kids to McDonald’s for breakfast could turn out to be such a good idea? Not only did they think I was awesome for it, there were other positive benefits that I wouldn’t have realized had I not had the idea in the first place. For instance, I didn’t have to […]

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Just another day in the life…

Just another day in the life…woke up before my alarm went off expecting to be snowed in as per last night’s weather reports. What did I find when I looked out the window…barely a skiff of snow on the ground. Got up, showered, dressed, woke daughter up, went downstairs to put on kettle for her hot chocolate […]

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