Posted in January 2012

A Purpose and a Quest

I’ve always had this feeling that I’m supposed to do something more with my life. Work with a charity, start my own non-profit or do some volunteer work. I really felt that I could do more to have a positive impact on my community. That feeling weighed heavily on me until just last week when … Continue reading

I tried it, she liked it!

We’ve had a crazy week. I can’t even describe it really – lots of chaos, lots of laundry and zero focus. That explains my lack of posts. It may also explain why, by Friday, I was looking for something to focus on – anything positive would work. So I did what I always do when … Continue reading

The Phase Phrase

I can’t decide whether I love or loathe the phrase “It’s just a phase”. On the one hand, I am so tired of the numerous phases we’ve gone through (and I’m only talking about last week) but on the other hand, I take comfort knowing that the phases will pass. I had a bit of … Continue reading

Beauty Everyday.

@font-face { font-family: “Cambria”;}p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: “Times New Roman”; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } Sometimes I find it difficult to see the positive, beautifulside of everyday family life. Where is the beauty in dismantling yet anotherfort made out of dining room chairs and refolding every blanket we … Continue reading

How do they do it?

@font-face { font-family: “Cambria”;}p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: “Times New Roman”; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } Yesterday I wrote about some of the bloggers I findinspiring. They are creative family women who help me find ways to enjoy timewith my kids. However, as I stood in my kitchen after … Continue reading

Inspiring Mommas

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Crazy Quest 1 – Hand Cream

@font-face { font-family: “Cambria”;}p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: “Times New Roman”; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } My daughter is itchy. As the temperature drops, the numberof things causing the itch increases. The coat she’s been wearing for two Ontariowinters, the adjustable-waist jeans that she’s had no problem with for … Continue reading

Best Gift Ever

@font-face { font-family: “Cambria”;}p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: “Times New Roman”; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } I got the best Christmas gifts. My husband and I don’ttypically exchange big presents but we always try to have a small gift underthe tree for each of us from our children. This … Continue reading

Crazy Town – that’s where I live.

@font-face { font-family: “Cambria”;}p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: “Times New Roman”; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } Life as an almost 40-year-old working mom feels crazy almostevery day.  I’ve been trying tofigure out how to have a more “zen” life but, so far, I haven’t had much luck.So now I … Continue reading