Category Archives: family

Date Night. NaBloPoMo Day 24

Despite the fact that I am a huge fan of both Tina Fey and Steve Carell, I have not seen the movie Date Night, and I don’t really have any desire to either. It looks a bit too slapstick-y for … Continue reading

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A Few Days in October

There has been nothing momentous to write about over the last week but here are a few things that are important for me. I went to watch my eight-year-old N’s first ever cross-country running meet last week. This is an … Continue reading

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I Am a Domestic Goddess. Or a Spineless Gastropod Mollusc. They Are Still Fighting it Out

I’m starting this blog post on Sunday evening. A day of rest. Ha. Today I did the following: Fed and entertained two charming six-year-olds in the morning after a sleepover. Washed two loads of laundry Folded and put away four … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday Bikeday on the Parkway

A number of weeks ago, our little family of four took advantage of the first weekend of bike days on The Parkway, in which the West-bound Ottawa River Parkway (plus other parkways in Ottawa) is closed on Sunday mornings from … Continue reading

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These Are My People

I have written a fair bit about how I am an extreme introvert. If I am around people for too long, I become completely exhausted, and I need to retreat back into my own cave to regenerate and rejuvenate. I … Continue reading

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An Hour of Pure Quality Time: How We Celebrated Earth Hour

We celebrated Earth Hour in our house on Saturday evening. I enjoy this one, and see it as a symbolic gesture to get our children to think about the earth and realize that what we do has an impact on … Continue reading

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