My Little Mouse, Today, you are eight. Eight years old! You are my little firecracker, my sensitive soul, my comedian and my bowl of sunshine. Your smile can fill a room and your zest for life is contagious! You have big dreams! You want to be a famous DJ (like Marshmallow), a famous artist … More Eight is great! Happy birthday to my Little Mouse.
To my Little Bird, I like butterflies. I respect and appreciate the transformation that occurs for a butterfly to emerge from its cocoon. There must be growth, and the passing of time, or a caterpillar can’t change into that butterfly. I have realized that the caterpillar is you. And on the eve of you’re 10th … More Happy 10th birthday, Little Bird!
My Little Bird is in Grade 3 and I’m not really sure what to expect. I can see a shift in her already, a change is coming. I suppose she is officially already a tween, a term she finds funny. But it’s not lost on me that the teen years are a mere blink away. … More 20 Questions for my third grader
While summer is officially here, and school is out for the Little Bird; daycare is not yet quite done for the Little Mouse. And she’s not too happy about that. Every morning, as I’m getting ready, she walks into the bathroom and asks in this little hopeful voice, “where am I going today, mommy?” And … More Three weeks & three minutes
We’re getting closer. Closer to the day when we take the Little Mouse out of daycare for the last time and say goodbye to the teachers and friends she’s been surrounded by since she was a year old. Closer to the day when we buy her a new uniform, a new lunchbox and she starts … More Getting closer