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What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Henry Stanley Haskins Advertisements

Family Literacy Day

I am so excited because this Saturday we are going to a party at our local library to celebrate Family Literacy Day. I think that everyone knows the importance of reading with your kids but I think that we forget to celebrate or be thankful when we have the opportunities to sit down with our littles … Continue reading

Happiness lies within, but it’s also my password

No, don’t go getting all excited that you can get into my bank account because that’s not the case. However today I wanted to share a lesson I learned about how easy it is to change your outlook on life by doing something so simple as changing a changing a password. One morning I came … Continue reading

Finding Inspiration: favourite quotes

Lately I have been really really upset and while looking for something to grab on to I re-read this post regarding my favourite inspirational quotes.  Unfortunately, I have clung to some of them so long they have lost some of their reverence, but I am sharing in case others are in need of a little … Continue reading

Quote for the day

“The ultimate test of a man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.”  – Gaylord Nelson

The Game of Diapers goes to the vet

Ouch. Wednesday night before bed I went to take my dog out and to my dismay she peed blood. She had a urinary tract infection last September which resulted in me and Sawyer spending three hours in the emergency and $500. Of course I realized that this was urgent but since I did have some … Continue reading

The Responsibility Chart

A few days ago I wrote about introducing (or reintroducing) my four year old to chores. I looked at various chore charts and things until I settled on this one. It is a nice wood frame with magnets. The price was reasonable at only $20 (Canadian) but the best part is that it isn’t just … Continue reading

Communication with your partner: how much is too much?

I agree that good communication is the key to a strong relationship. But when everyone seems to have differing opinions, how much is too much? So, if you read my article the other day about the lady bug you will know that after a couple of drinks hubs and I (as usual) got into a … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: just because..

So are you having any more kids?

Sigh. The question. The worst question. When I first went back to work after the twins I was asked this a lot. In fact, I even wrote a post about it. Then things died down and I started a new job so people stopped asking (it’s kind of a given you don’t ttc during practicum/probation … Continue reading


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