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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Swimming Up

This past Thursday, Adam recited his Beaver Scout promise for the very last time: I promise to love God and help take care of the world. After a (mostly) fun year of activities, games, crafts and camping, Adam participated in the Swim Up, where he leaves behind his younger Beaver Scout friends to join theContinue Reading

Happy Leah Day!

Four years ago my heart just about burst when Leah was placed in my arms for the very first time as my daughter. Today we celebrate Leah making us a Family of Four, evening out the genders in the house (at least for a couple years until the girls would take over). This seems toContinue Reading

A Long Weekend! (of work)

I was so looking forward to our three-day weekend (Happy Victoria Day!) until I discovered that I would be spending a large chunk of the time working, either on client projects or assisting Adam with a school assignment. School expectations certainly have changed since I was a kid — and wow, do I ever sound oldContinue Reading

Happy Mother’s Day

One of the best things about having school-aged children is that Mother’s Day is synonymous with kid-made art projects. This year Adam and Leah really outdid themselves — and clearly, they have awesome teachers who put a lot of effort into the planning and execution of some stellar gifts. Leah ran out of school wishing meContinue Reading

My Hero

This evening Adam heads off to camp for what promises to be a fun-filled weekend of Beaver and Cub Scouts training to be superheroes. And what does every good superhero need? A good costume. Adam sketched out his costume ideas last week and tasked me with somehow bringing his plans to fruition. We had toContinue Reading