Today I broke the lawnmower. You can interpret the title of this post any which way you want: is the lawnmower moody? (yes) Am I moody? (yes) Is anyone else moody because of us? (yes) Continue reading
Summer is in full swing. Continue reading
I sometimes wonder if the internet actually does the opposite of inspire…especially when it comes to creativity.
We all seem so taken with the internet…don’t know something? Type it into a search engine. Want to be inspired? Check Pinterest (or whatever). Feel like procrastinating? Social media.
But when it comes to actually creating something artistic, frankly, I don’t feel like we need to do any Google searches at all. Especially when it comes to the imagination of children. Let them think up their own thing, and create freely and without the constraints of someone’s preconceived idea. Continue reading
Sometimes, it’s the little unplanned events that happen on the spur of the moment that make the best memories.
Take Wednesday, the day after Canada day and a regular work day for the bulk of the working world. I had a chiropractic appointment and was somewhat willing to leave the 9yo at home for the 30 minutes I was gone but had to take the 6yo with me. But I said something to her about going to the bakery after so he heard that and decided to join us too. After all, we can’t have one kid have a baked good and not the other, because…siblings! Kids! Also “NOT FAIR!”
*sigh* Continue reading
Good morning, and welcome to the last day of summer vacation pre-long weekend. My aunt from Italy is in town, as are my brother and nephew from Vancouver, and we will see them on Sunday for a bbq and a swim. Until then, I have plans to do
with my children. Continue reading
I am: Continue reading
I love the sound of bickering children when I get up way past the time they do… Continue reading