Hard to believe that in just a few days the kiddies will be back to school! I don't know about you, but I have been wiping the tears from my eyes - tears of joy that is! Don't get me wrong, I love my children and really enjoy spending the summer months with them, however, it has presented some … [Read more...]
Girls dance, sports, and periods!
Okay I realize for some, the topic of girls and their periods is awkward but as a mom to a few girls and a competitive gymnastics coach this is a topic that has come up several times. When was younger (a lot younger!) and competing one of my biggest fears was getting my period while at training … [Read more...]
Thumbs up for the kids!
The other day our very own Jen wrote a touching and heart breaking post that you can find here. In relation to that, she had a post on Face book encouraging us parents to take a look at the good in our children and embrace it, rather than focusing on the negatives. I decided to take her advice … [Read more...]
Would you? Could you?
About a month ago a friend I know went missing. Seriously. She went missing for real. Everything at first was normal. It was the beginning of April and I had been communicating with her about five times a week via email and facebook as we had been working on a project together. Then my life … [Read more...]
Lose the baby weight!
Okay so after 8 kiddies being popped out of this tiny body frame I have to say that I don't look THAT bad. However, there are a few annoying things that I would like to improve upon. the saggy boobs the boob size the thicker waist the bigger butt the bigger thighs the scar tissue over hang … [Read more...]
So I have a big decision to make. To put the twins in Nursery / pre-school or not? My oldest went to Toronto French school and started in the pre-k program. My oldest son went to pre-school and continued in that setting for JK and SK, second oldest boy was in pre-school, as were Ryley … [Read more...]
The Toothfairy did what!?
One would think that once my house is finally quiet and all my kiddies are sleeping like the little brats angels that they are, I would run upstairs and hop under the covers in my warm snuggly bed.Not a chance! I don't think many moms do. We are always the ones to stay up late finishing … [Read more...]
It’s Potty time again!
The other day when I got home from the gym, Ryley was very excited and proud to tell me how he helped his baby brothers Thatcher and Tanner. I asked him how he helped. Then I realized that was a mistake, as I might be better off not knowing every little detail.He informed me that he went … [Read more...]
Look what I made mommy! oh yeah it’s all about the arts and crap….
When my oldest two were younger and had just started school I remember how excited I was whenever they brought home any kind of art work. Full of pride, I would hang it on the fridge or kitchen wall convincing myself that they were going to be famous artists one day.Then I had more children.All … [Read more...]
MARCH BREAK and CHILDREN
I just realized that March break starts next week - well in my case this Friday because apparently the school board decided my children should stay home that day.Although the March Break is only a week, as opposed to summer break, there is still a lot of planning and preparation I need to do, … [Read more...]
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