Everyday I’m shuffling

How my sport-hating kids learned to skate past their fears … More Everyday I’m shuffling

First Day of School: 2016 edition

There were no tears today. None. Not from me, or the Little Bird or the Little Mouse. So, let’s just take a moment to acknowledge that milestone. Especially where I am concerned. It’s a pretty big deal. Okay, onto the kids… We began the morning, as we do on the first day of school every … More First Day of School: 2016 edition


adjust[uh–juhst] verb (used with object) to change (something) so that it fits, corresponds, or conforms; adapt; accommodate: to adjust expenses to income. to put in good working order; regulate; bring to a proper state or position: to adjust an instrument. to settle or bring to a satisfactory state, so that parties are agreed in the result to adjust our differences. The definition of adjust is to change (something) so that it fits, corresponds, or conforms; adapts; accommodates. Well, sometimes in life, that takes time. Let’s take the Little Mouse and school. Her first day of school was on the Friday of that first week … More Adjusting

First day in Grade 2

It’s the first day of school! And I would say we’re off to a good start. First of all, I didn’t cry today. Please, take a moment to stop and acknowledge this huge milestone… Okay, moving on. The Little Bird started school today. She is off to Grade 2! Now I need a moment to … More First day in Grade 2

Lifetime friend

What do you get when you cross two young girls, who have opposite tastes in everything from boys to music, but who find common ground in their wacky sense of humour, love of nail polish, note passing and all things sparkly? A friendship like no other! Shar is one of my best friends and has … More Lifetime friend