I used to play this song to my eldest daughter when she was in my tummy and soon after she was born. I read somewhere that they can hear in utero and that the same sounds they hear after they are born can be quite calming. I remember those sleepless nights as a new mother all too well. After she was born, I just had … Continue reading Parenting To Do List
The kids are back to school and I find myself asking: What now? Most parents love when their kids go back to school, but I am really one of those parents who dread it. Maybe it’s because I really don’t have to worry about who will drop them off or pick them up after school. I dread the changes in my work schedule to accommodate … Continue reading I MISS YOU SUMMER!
This year, I decided that I wanted to do Mother’s Day at our place with all the other moms in my family. We went out and ate at a restaurant on most years, but after Easter this year, I just wanted something low key and intimate. Sometimes the hustle and bustle is not worth all the money that you are paying the restaurant in the … Continue reading Mother’s Day 2014
I am the type of person who needs to make a list in order to remember to actually get things done. My calendar is very organized and if I forget to add a piece of information, it is very highly likely that I will forget that activity for the day. My iPhone’s Reminder App is one of my most used apps! I don’t know what … Continue reading Inspiration: Things To Do
So today, I came across this article and I was instantly drawn to the story. It wasn’t very hard to search for the blog of this very amazing and sad story. I just simply typed in his name and voila, it took me there. I found myself transfixed with his writing for a good portion of my morning, which started out very badly. As a … Continue reading Counting My Blessings
So I write in my blog a lot regarding my daily life, but I haven’t posted a public post in a long while. I thought this video of my daughter is a little worthy of some “awww how cute” laughs. Three weeks ago, my four year old Janelle found a video on YouTube of a girl doing a princess make-up tutorial by typing in the … Continue reading Janelle’s Make-Up Tutorial
If there was a phrase I could be coined saying almost too often, it would be that time passes by way too fast. I am not much a “celebrate” type of person and if you knew me well, you would know that I don’t understand why people celebrate their birthdays with a big bang! I suppose it is because my birthday is on the eve … Continue reading What a Difference a Year Makes!