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Category Archives: Life

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 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 »

Fave Running Gear – Part 1

Let’s talk running…again.  This time though, I wanted to mention some of the items that have helped meView 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 »

Meant to be friends…

A couple of weeks ago, my bestie Lisa D. came to town with family in tow.  This is a big deal.  BIG.  It had beenView full post »


They say cousins are our first friends.  For me, my cousins were my whole world. As kids, we all lived fairly close toView full post »

Great Expectations

I read that this morning at 8am, Ottawa clocked its 78th hour in a row with temperatures below -38 degrees Celsius.  AView full post »

This one.

I remember the day Jaia got stitches for a nasty gash on her forehead.  The scar has all but faded now but I had takenView full post »

#dailygram – The Georgetown Tackle

A lessor known dance move, but a favourite nonetheless.View full post »

Fast Forward

Are you kidding me with this?  I feel like I just got a glimpse of what she is going to look like in 10 years.  TradeView full post »


Sundays are precious.  I’m not gonna lie, I like them a lot more when it is NOT football season, but either way,View full post »

#dailygram – Daddy dressed them.

After bath last night, Dan suggested he and the kids go for a walk while I was out running errands.  I am veryView full post »

Parenting Fail.

I am Canadian.  I live in Ottawa, home of the longest skating rink in the world.  We spend a large part of the yearView full post »