Parenting

My take on the joys and difficulties of being a parent, here I am not pretending to know it all… at all just trying to figure it out like every other parent on the planet and have some fun doing it. :)

Choosing a daycare for your baby

Not too long ago Ian and I were in a huge fix. We decided that the best thing for our family would be to put our boy into a daycare (*insert the sound of my heart breaking). It was a difficult decision to say the least, insert mom guilt. After some sleepless nights, (more…)

And then? Life happens…

So I’ve been quiet again for a few days – but making every effort to stay determined to keep blogging.

This weekend was absolutely fantastic, I planned my blog, got some free time, was completely and totally inspired by a blog I read about playing more and through that achieving all your goals – (more about that later this week) and I did play this weekend. Not too much – but hey you have to start somewhere.

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Back to school traditions

So yesterday was first day back to school for Emilie, she started Grade 5.

Our annual back to school tradition, something I think most parents do – is take a pic of your child on day 1 of whatever grade, and every year compare pics and get sad about how much they have grown. Until I found this awesome site – Thirty Handmade Days and started our new traditions which we have just added to, each year.

On the site you will find a printable number (for whichever grade your little-y is starting), with this I take a picture of Emilie on her first day. (more…)

5 month update: Where has the time gone?

My little gogo is 5 months old today! YAY! We’ve made it 5 months, it was so daunting at first and now look at where we are. He is growing so beautifully and is such a blessing and light in our lives.

img_20161230_115808I find myself already reminiscing his younger days, going through older pictures of days and months before and just noticing all his changes. (more…)