100 Happy Days – Day 26: Purrr…

My poor kitties. They are litter-mates. We got them in 2004 when they were wee kittens – Ramona the adventurous one, and Nicodemus the scaredy-cat. They used to wrestle hilariously and then fall asleep on top of each other. Then, when we moved to our house in 2007, there was A TERRIBLE DISASTER. They were displaced to Read More

Dear Five-Year-Old: I sure love you, even when I don’t like you much.

Beloved E, I started writing a blog post in your honour just over two weeks ago, when you turned five. Part of the reason it didn’t get done in a timely manner is because your birthday happened to fall between two disparate weeks of insanity. The other reason is that I wanted to write something Read More

A Li’l Rant About Tantrums

E is a pretty cool kid. He is also quite challenging at the moment. So far, we have not had any negative reports from his teachers in terms of his behaviour. Aside from that time in the fall when he didn’t want to participate in gym (it was understandably overwhelming, with 30 kids bouncing and Read More