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…)

It’s 2017 – a brand New Year!

Wwwwwhhhhhaaaattttttttt? I’ve been promising to write for months – I think my last real post was this time last year.

Needless to say 2016 was absolutely insane. In a nutshell – my sister was diagnosed with MS (Multiple Sclerosis) which sent our family through months of hospital visits, tears and fears. She got better miraculously quickly and is doing soooo very well. I will elaborate on that later. We have been blessed!!! (more…)