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Category Archives: School

Kindergarten Exhaustion and Yummy Lunches

We’ve reached the end of the kids’ first week back to school, some of us a little more tired than others. (Full disclosure: Leah and I both dozed off this afternoon while we were reading together and I just happened to wake up first.) Full-day kindergarten has left Leah completely exhausted by the time sheContinue Reading

Back to School

As of two weeks ago, I have been completely ready for Adam and Leah to head back to school and out of my hair. I love them dearly, but their laissez-faire attitude and our distinct lack of schedule over the summer drives me batty. And to be fair, I think they were ready for SeptemberContinue Reading

Summer School

As a kid, I remember summers being filled with craft projects, near-daily trips to the library and occasionally being forced outside to play by my well-meaning mother. The best part of summer was that there was no schedule (outside of getting my chores done before I could do anything fun). With Adam and Leah, however,Continue 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

Random Miscellany

There are so many little snippets of things going on right now, but none of them warrant an entire post, so today I have a hodgepodge of random miscellany to share. * * * Leah has become obsessed with nail polish: who wears it, who doesn’t, which colours are best, when we can buy more.Continue Reading