Ox7

Seven. SEVEN? WHAAAAT? How? When? A minute ago he was turning one. Waddle walking around and climbing onto the couch. Now he’s seven. Running, jumping, parkouring off of my furniture seven! All of the science says that 6 is a big year. Their brains go through a huge change. Who they really are starts to…

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7 Days Without Coffee

Day 1: My body didn’t kick the headaches, kids live here and I wasn’t caffeinated. Day 2: My body didn’t learn to feel energized off of good clean food, kids live here and I wasn’t caffeinated. Day 3: I almost drop-kicked everyone in this family at least twice. Kids live here and so does my…

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Mama, Me

  My children are alive. I’m doing okay. Some days they even thrive. Hip hip hooray! Most days they laugh and smile. I’m succeeding in some way. They make me laugh too, every single day. Sometimes they fight, but I have some sway. Sometimes they hug, and I get my way. They’ll have rough days, that…

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O x 7

Seven. SEVEN? WHAAAAT? How? When? A minute ago he was turning one. Waddle walking around and climbing onto the couch. Now he’s seven. Running, jumping, parkouring off of my furniture seven! All of the science says that 6 is a big year. Their brains go through a huge change. Who they really are starts to…

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Lazy Days of Summer

I’m terrible at blogging in the summer. The days are long and lazy. Something in the sunshine fuels my daydreams but not my creativity. Not like the crisp of Autumn, which fuels my mind and hands. So what have we been up to for the last three months? What has filled our humid summer days?…

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Five O

In the first weeks of my pregnancy with O I was terrified. Our first pregnancy had ended in miscarriage at 11 weeks, a blow I never even considered, which left me blind-sided and crushed. But here we were again. The stick said we were go, but instead of feeling elation, I felt scared. My OBGYN…

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E3

The Tank turned Three. I’ll be honest here, I feel like she’s been 3 for awhile now. She’s so tall, and verbal, and her fine motor skills are already pretty tight. There were certainly moments of frustration when I had to take a step back and remind myself that she was only two! She had…

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Growth Spurts

Why do kids do so much growing all at once? They can seem the same for a long stretch, and then, out of nowhere, they are a completely different person. I’m always wanting them to grow, and learn, and then when they do I want it to slow down. Did I savour them enough? Did…

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The Monster Turned 4

    Why is it that days can seem so long, but years so, very, very short? My baby is a big boy now. He’s so smart, and funny, and tall! I’m never prepared for his birthdays. So many feels. I’m so blessed to have such a wonderful person in my life. Everyday he gets…

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