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Category Archives: Jaia

Playing Catch Up – Jaia at 8.5 and Wes at 5

2015 kicked my ass – from the first kisses at the stroke of midnight, until the champagne was raised a full yearView full post »

A tradition upheld.

Totally, completely, 100% insane.  My kid is 9.  My mind is blown and my heart aches a little as I take a stroll downView full post »

Jaia, age 8

And just for fun…here was the first of these little posts from half her lifetime ago.    View full post »

A case for slowing down…

When Wesley started kindergarten in September, I made the heartbreaking (for me) decision to go back to work, full-timeView full post »

What she said.

For a week I’ve been trying to find the words to express the feeling of sending your child off to school for theView full post »

Beach Day

Still on course to having the best summer ever.  This task in not an easy one.  There is a fine balance between tryingView full post »

Jaia at 7.5

Celebrating Jaia’s half birthday seems crazy to some.  Don’t we spoil our kids enough?  I actually thinkView full post »

Changing once again.

I remember when her first tooth came in.  Although I was elated at this new milestone, I thought to myself that IView full post »

First and Last – 2014 edition

Last year I posted a split of Jaia’s first and last day of school.  I love being able to see how much she’sView full post »

Best. Summer. Ever.

The last few months have seen me busier than I’ve ever been.  Ever.  It sounds like an exaggeration – andView full post »

Frozen Solid

I never realized how down in the dumps I am by February/early March until I feel that first warm breeze as SpringView full post »

Home Projects

The amount of unfinished projects around this house  is unreal.  Dan and I are famous for starting something and thenView full post »

Waiting impatiently

We are on day 4 or 5 of a deep freeze.  It is almost the end of January and still weeks away from any kind of realView full post »

December 31.

I’ve mentioned our tradition before.  It’s one of my favourites.  Why wait until the end of the day whenView full post »