Yesterday was a day of firsts. My big boy started school for the first time. ( I need a whole other blog post to talk about how much that tugged on my heart.) And yesterday something else big happened. Yesterday our twins started grade three, in separate classrooms. Anyone who has known our girls for […]
As I go to take their photo, both of them wrinkle their noses in exactly the same way. They screw up their faces and pout at me and despite their differences in that moment they are just so much alike. Even after all these years of growing, and changing, and becoming who they are, they […]
I think I might have somehow possibly agreed to let Zoe get a pet rat. Maybe She was devastated after Nutmeg (guinea pig number 2 for Zoe) died and swore she could never be replaced… at least not by another guinea pig. And then she began to bring home books on rats and mice from […]
It’s seems I have settled on a Friday posting theme… Remembering. These posts are all about noticing the little things, the things that might otherwise be lost in all the day to day craziness. These posts are about finding the wonderful in among all the piles of washing and and whinging. These posts are about […]
This week I need to remember… I need to remember my girl with the wonky fringe… I need to remember the how angry and defiant she gets. Her frustration, her narky back talk, her eye-rolling and exasperated sighs. I need to remember how she crawls into my bed with a tear streaked face and curls […]
How on earth did they get to be eight!?!
Eight and still as crazy wonderful as ever!
There’s trouble at The Pickle Farm….
In a little package…
His eyes well up with tears, he screws up his face and he howls. I have no idea what’s wrong with him, not a clue, but I go to him and he raises his arms to me, wanting to be picked up. But instead of snuggling into me and the tears slowing, he arches his […]