First day of school: Grade 2 & Grade 5

It sounds cliché to say that time is flying, but as the first day of school is today, I feel it so much more when I see their names on class lists for grade 2 and grade 5. It really does feel like yesterday that they were little babes in my arms, or learning to … More First day of school: Grade 2 & Grade 5

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How do you feel about getting older? My views on the forties… … More 39, plus shipping and handling

Egg-cited about Easter

Do you still believe in the Easter bunny? … More Egg-cited about Easter

One traditional sandwich with a size of fries, please!

Do you ever consider all the roles you play in life? If you have kids, you’re a mom, a taxi driver, a referee, a tutor, a pillow, a cook, a nurse and therapist; among other things. My girls are six and nine years old, so that pretty much sums up the hats I wear on … More One traditional sandwich with a size of fries, please!

SK Grad

Two years ago, I walked the Little Mouse to school on her first day of school. She was four and a half, because she’s a February baby, and more than ready to start school. She was excited and happy and smiling from ear-to-ear. With a classroom change-up the second day of school due to additional … More SK Grad