Just before my son's second birthday, we decided to leave Alberta and move back to Ontario. For a few months we lived with my mom until we found a house. For Christmas, my husband surprised me with a trip to Mexico. I hate, hate, hate surprises and we are definitely not the type of people … Continue reading Riviera Maya with a 2 year old
I just had my first week off in 4 years. That felt really cool to put down in words. I feel obligated to say that I love my kid more than life itself because this is the internet and if I don't say it explicitly people will get pitchforks or whatever we're using these days. … Continue reading A week off, snowstorms, and extra reassurance
I had a mental breakdown at the library today. My plan was just to pop in quickly to pick up a book that I had on hold. While the librarian was finding the book for me, I noticed the program calendar and finally got up the guts to ask the question I've been wanting to … Continue reading A spillage of crazy
I am in the midst of planning a family trip to Europe in May (EEEK!), and let me just say that as stressful as it is, I have serious wanderlust right now. I've been thinking about some of my favourite family vacations so far, and since I cannot concentrate on anything else, I've decided to … Continue reading Visiting Washington, D.C.
Hating on the younger generation is a past time that is handed down year after year. I get it, sometimes I hate change too. But a lot of the things that Millenials get blamed for - being lazy, or naive - is flat out wrong. When I look at the people around me, I couldn't … Continue reading Millennials are changing the world for the better
Like most parents, I was nervous about my kid starting school. But when I visited our local kindergarten classroom, I felt reassured. The junior and senior kindergarten curriculum in our province was play based. He would be playing and learning. He could even bring his own books. Even though my husband and I knew that public school wouldn't be … Continue reading For us, right now, homeschooling works