My oldest son, Big Boy, is eight years old and has saved up his birthday and Christmas money for the past couple of years to be able to buy his own iPad.
He has patiently awaited for this day and is super eager to get his iPad. But Mommy has been really reluctant to go and actually buy the darn thing. Why you ask? I am so afraid of him having access to the big scary world the Internet could open up to him. (Or moreover, I am more afraid of the big scary Internet world having access to him.) Continue reading →
The other day my lovely, perfectly behaved boys (insert a lot of sarcasm here) went over to the neighbours a few houses down the street to play.
They have a trampoline. How can we compete with that?
While sitting in the living room enjoying the peace and quiet I noticed something out of the corner of my eye. Continue reading →
Well, my second week of making healthy changes has now passed.
To refresh your memory my goals for this past week were as follows:
- take a walk for 30-60 minutes at least four days this week
- modify my eating habits
- try again to go to bed earlier
- and drink more water Continue reading →
Ever since I was a little girl I have struggled with my weight.
It seems as though I have tried everything to try to lose weight and keep it off.
At some points I even become obsessed about my weight. I got to a point where I would weigh myself everyday.
Over the years I did manage to get my weight down to a point that I figure is where my body should be. It always seemed to be the weight that my body constantly returned to. Continue reading →
Many of you may not have heard of Bowen Therapy before.
I hadn’t heard of it either until a friend of mine started taking the courses to become a Bowen therapist.
My friend Suzanne needed a guinea pig to practice her newfound skills on and I was more than willing. At the time I was suffering from lower back pain and of course, anxiety. Suzanne believed she could help alleviate my ailments with this awesome new therapy. Continue reading →
A few weeks ago I was asked to be a substitute librarian in one of the local elementary schools.
I was so excited!
I hadn’t been in a school library in a long time. Continue reading →
Why do I need a Staples #MakeMoreMakeover?
See my picture below!
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I know, I know. I’m late to the party!
But sometimes it’s OK to be fashionably late to special occasions. Or at least that is what I am telling myself. Continue reading →
Songs. Lyrics. Music.
They can evoke a lot of emotion.
Sometimes they make you want to dance in the kitchen.
Some lyrics stay with us forever.
They just seem to strike a chord with us.
Here are some of our favourite and most memorable song lyrics. Continue reading →
Remember a few years ago there was a Facebook meme floating around where people were asked to write 25 Random Things about themselves?
Of course you do. We all did it.
Being the overachiever that I am, I wrote slightly more than 25. It also took me about a week or so to properly organize my thoughts and write them out. Continue reading →