It’s all about the sparkle

I have a smattering of freckles and moles, mostly on my arms, that Ella has taken to calling sparkles. At first, I corrected her, as she was trying to say freckle but sparkle was easier. Then, I realized that her calling them sparkle was not only that much more fabulous but just so Ella. Some […]

All the thanks I be giving

Today is Thanksgiving in Canada, and naturally social media is flooded with posts about what everyone is thankful for. Instead of posting a drawn out Facebook status, I figure I’ll write about my thankfulness here. First of all, I’m thankful for my three curly-haired minions. They can drive me up the wall, but my life […]

Preschool, playgrounds, and buddies

I have to say, having worked with kids of all different ages, I got to have a front row seat of friendships and relationships in school settings. I can’t tell you how many girls I’ve worked with have dealt with bullying or relationship issues among their group of friends. But, I didn’t really realize how […]

He’s not a baby anymore

On Sunday, I took Braeden to a birthday party. We’ve probably been to forty or so before,  but this one was extra special. The reason?  This is Buds’ friend from school, in other words, a friend he made all on his own, not one of my friends’ kids. It’s amazing to see him grow up […]

Thank you!

This is officially my 100th blog post! I originally started this blog upon my inpatient stay as a way to quickly disseminate information to friends and family and to pass the time. I never imagined that the blog would speak to others who didn’t already know me. The response to this blog, and to certain […]