My 17 year old brought home a little light summer reading the other day. I was a little speechless. I think the picture speaks for itself. When you’re swinging in a hammock or lounging on the dock this summer, is this what you’re going to be reading? Or how about
This is what I found in my bathroom the other day – some toilet paper wisdom left for me by Olivia, my oldest. It’s a quote from Kathryn Stockett’s The Help, which I’m sure you’re all familiar with. I remember all the love letters I got from my girls when they were tiny. Little handwritten […]
I’m going to my weekly pottery class tomorrow. I’ve been taking pottery for many years now, sometimes a little more seriously and sometimes a little more casually. This time it feels different, though. Kind of heartbreakingly different. Heartbreaking in a really good way. Like when something unexpected and beautiful happens that makes your heart crack […]
Looking to score brownie points with your kids? Want them to know they have the best mom on the planet? Then you need to adopt my First Day of School Cake Tradition. Trust me, one day their surly teenaged minds will remember that boy, they really had it good. And they will appreciate you for […]
How about an animation workshop at the National Film Board Mediatheque? The NFB’s downtown public access point offers comfortable digital viewing stations giving instant access to over 6000 films from the NFBs collection, hands-on animation workshops for families, and screenings of family friendly films in their cinema. And did I mention it’s all FREE? My […]
Grab a Guitar! And if you have a toddler handy, sing a song together and record it. Play it back, giggle a little, feel warm and fuzzy. Or just watch this video and smile.
Cute display of folksy art or holiday memory keepsakes? In this case, both! This little display sits on the wall molding in my bathroom. It will always remind me of an idyllic afternoon spent sitting on the beach with my sister and my girls. On the last day of a great family holiday last summer […]