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!

Everyday I’m shuffling

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

Music Monday: Perfect Symphony & Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day on Wednesday. Do you celebrate? Do you help your kids prepare their cards to hand out to their classmates? For the kids Last week the kids prepped their cards, and I’m so happy with how they turned out. I decided NOT to do candy/chocolate this year, and found the cutest little kits … More Music Monday: Perfect Symphony & Valentine’s Day

Here come the pencils! Here come the books!

School is upon us, and you can feel the excitement in the air! The girls have picked out new backpacks and lunch bags; they’ve gotten new shoes and school supplies. But the excitement goes beyond new markers and crayons. It’s the idea of a fresh start; creating new memories and making new friends I shake … More Here come the pencils! Here come the books!