Why I will continue to lie to my kids about Santa and the Elf on the Shelf!

The world is in on the secret of Santa and the Elf on the Shelf, so why I will continue to lie for as long as possible to my kids. … More Why I will continue to lie to my kids about Santa and the Elf on the Shelf!

Raising girls

I am trying to raise my girls to respect themselves. I believe girls should be afforded the same opportunities as boys, and don’t believe they should have to adjust, change or pretend anything to have those opportunities. I think I’ve had a very blessed life. Like our parents before us, my husband and I do … More Raising girls

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

School’s out for summer!

The school year is over and I’m so proud of everything my girls accomplished. Look out summer, here we come! … More School’s out for summer!

Happy 7th birthday, Little Mouse

A letter to my Little Mouse for her 7th birthday… … More Happy 7th birthday, Little Mouse