Squirrels, Geese & Beaver Tails

I have still barely recovered from our annual trip to the cottage. For the past three years, we take a trip to Collingwood with my husband’s sister and her family for a fun-filled week of “relaxation”. I use quotations because anyone in their right mind knows that going anywhere with four kids (aged 3, 5, … More Squirrels, Geese & Beaver Tails

Go with the flow

Like most parents, I try to teach my kids many things, to be kind, compassionate, patient and understanding. But I also want to teach my kids to go with the flow. That’s a hard one. When things don’t go as planned – and they sometimes don’t despite our attempts, I want them to just go … More Go with the flow

Sunshine and Rain

I had grandiose plans of writing on the back porch, in the early morning, while the kiddies slept in. But they didn’t sleep in. And I didn’t write. We survived enjoyed the cottage. Once again, eight people packed enough for 20, piled into two vehicles and made the trek to Collingwood for a week of … More Sunshine and Rain