Favourite Winter Activity

Today we are visiting Ross Farm Museum for their annual winter frolic event. As we were walking from the car into the snow we were talking to the kids about the different activities that were on. There is sledding, snow shoes, horse sleigh rides, and hot chocolate. At the mention of hot chocolate Caile pipesContinue reading “Favourite Winter Activity”

Christmas Shopping with Noah

Today I was able to get out on my first shopping date with one of the kids for the year. We’ve started drawing names so each Jen and I take out two kids individually to pick out small gifts for their siblings and have a treat with Mom or Dad.  We had some ideas beforeContinue reading “Christmas Shopping with Noah”

Getting in the Christmas Spirit

Today I started out a little bit on the cranky side. There was no real good reason for it except that I knew it was going to be a busy day and I was feeling rushed already. Before I had even finished my morning coffee I had to start hurrying so that we could getContinue reading “Getting in the Christmas Spirit”

Stressful Couple Weeks

Glasses seem to be a common thing in our family. Jen wears glasses for some things, for the past few years I have worn glasses pretty much all the time, Caile now wears glasses, and Alex did wear glasses when she was younger to help with an eye turn. So even though Ella hasn’t hadContinue reading “Stressful Couple Weeks”

Always Thinking

Noah came home from school the other day while I was away all proud of himself. Their school gives out Bravos to students when they are caught being or doing something good. Positive reinforcement at it’s finest. They can then save up these bravos and trade them in for a reward. Noah found that ifContinue reading “Always Thinking”

The All Knowing

Ah the joys of parenthood. Caile is at that age, really she’s been there for a while, where she realizes her Parents don’t know everything, but that’s OK because she has a solution. Today she brought home her musical instrument from school that she will be playing in the band. She decided early on sheContinue reading “The All Knowing”

Dance Class Parent Participation

Yesterday in the morning I didn’t end up getting out for a run as I had planned. Getting out of bed wasn’t my problem this time. I actually ended up with lots of sleep because I went to be early. 5:30 am didn’t seem so bad at all. Just as I was getting ready toContinue reading “Dance Class Parent Participation”