Have you ever done the early morning registration for swimming? You wake up at the crack of dawn, start up your laptop and log into the swimming website. You find the codes for the classes you hope to enroll in and then have your credit card ready for the moment it hits the start time. … More How changing lanes helped with swimming lessons.
I’ve more than dipped my toe into Young Adult fiction lately and I’m realizing that my initial hesitation was that it would be too “young”. I am learning that I’m wrong. There is much to be discovered from a good YA book. I mean, I grew up reading it. Some of my fondest memories … More Wonder: Book Review
Sometimes I think I’ve failed as a parent. (Okay, maybe more than sometimes). I mean my kids are clean, well-mannered and get along most of the time. But we are two weeks into summer vacation and I’ve heard I’m bored more times than I can count. I know we don’t live in 1983 anymore. Kids … More Pedal onwards
The cutest little invitation came home the other day, addressed to mom and dad. We are invited to the Little Bird’s SK Graduation. [Queue tears] I know she is growing up; she reminds us every day that she isn’t a little girl anymore. But it’s crazy to think that it’s already here. It feels like … More Getting ready to take flight
I am so proud of my Little Bird. She has come a long, long way in swimming lessons. As I wrote earlier this year, this was her fifth go at Preschool 3. We had changed community centres, in the hopes that a new teacher would inspire her to do something different. She even had a male … More Getting a ticket
I’m having a bit of writer’s block and I think it’s because I feel like my brain is going to explode. I shouldn’t be surprised, seeing as I feel like I am juggling about a million things at the same time. And I’m not overwhelmed by everything, because they are happening and I can’t change … More Juggling life