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
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!
How my sport-hating kids learned to skate past their fears … More Everyday I’m shuffling
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
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!
It’s the time of year when things come to a head; the days are shorter, the cold is upon us and it’s time for teachers to send home the progress reports. The Little Bird has seemed very happy in grade 1. There have been no incidents, no phone calls and no notes home. She … More Patience and progress
It is the first day of Grade 1 for the Little Bird. We had a new backpack, two new pencil cases, for all her school supplies; one Monster High and one Ever After, a new lunch bag and a pretty pink headband. We were ready to go. I made a sign for her to hold, … More First in First