Category Archives: kids

Water

Every Friday Brie, from Capital Mom, posts a theme / topic and if you like you can join her by writing about a moment related to that theme/ topic the following Monday. This week’s Monday Moment is Water. Yes, I … Continue reading

Posted in kids, parenting, swimming lessons, water | 3 Comments

Hi How’ve You Been?

I have been struggling with a bit of writer’s block, so this post has taken me an exceptionally long time to write. I started it during March Break, and now I’m finishing it long after March Break. However! Since we … Continue reading

Posted in kids, work | 7 Comments

Contrasts. NaBloPoMo Day 18

First of all, I would just like to point out, no one told me Tony would be travelling during National Blog Posting Month. This was not part of the deal, Mister. Because of this, it has just been me and … Continue reading

Posted in kids, nablopomo | 5 Comments

Fussy Eating. NaBloPoMo Day 7

I am participating in National Blog Posting Month, NaBloPoMo, where I will be posting every day in the month of November. I was a fussy eater when I was a kid. Really fussy. I did not like: Sauces of any … Continue reading

Posted in food, fussy eating, kids, nablopomo | 7 Comments

Conversation With My Eight-Year-Old Daughter N. NaBloPoMo Day 6

I am participating in National Blog Posting Month, NaBloPoMo, where I will be posting every day in the month of November. Me (after having just gotten off the treadmill): You know, you are lucky to have a fit and active … Continue reading

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Kids and Movies: NaBloPoMo Day 2

I am participating in National Blog Posting Month, NaBloPoMo, where I will be posting every day in the month of November. My daughters were never very good at watching movies. N (age 8) is sensitive to loud noises and things … Continue reading

Posted in kids, movies, nablopomo | 6 Comments

It Was Bound to Happen Eventually

My 8yo daughter N was supposed to participate in the Kids of Steel duathlon this weekend at Westboro Beach. I wrote about our preparation and excitement for this race here. We are all feeling so disappointed today though, because yesterday … Continue reading

Posted in CHEO, kids | 5 Comments

My Kids Blog for the First Time

N’s First Blog Post at Age 8: The Family 2K The Family 2K finally arrived. I felt great. I ran in Cowtopia. Me: What does that mean? We were surrounded by a whole bunch of 10-year-old girls ringing cowbells. Cowbells … Continue reading

Posted in kids, runblog, running | 3 Comments

My Kids Share a Room. And They Like It!

A little while ago I wrote about how my two daughters get a lot of comfort from each other because they share a bedroom. I think it has made them closer as sisters and I believe it will foster a … Continue reading

Posted in BlogHer, kids, parenting | 12 Comments