Posts Tagged kids


Leap Year on Leap Year

42 Days of Teresa – day 29 We loved this little guy.  He was sweet gecko.  Whenever my son sees a picture of him, he’s sad and glad to have had the time we did with him.  Funny how little beings can have such a strong impact in our lives.  

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Keeping it Simple

42 days of Teresa – day 6 Today was about keeping it simple.  After a busy week, with all kinds of ups and downs, I enjoyed some chill out time.  I spent the day with my kids and otherwise did the minimum amount of adulting possible.  (there is a minimum)  The boys were happy to […]

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How will my kids Learn Independence?

I often hear the argument from my kids that sounds something like this, “I can do it myself!” When things are busy and they’re playing or distracted, I don’t hesitate to say something like, “you made the mess so you can clean it up.” or “do it yourself, you’re a big boy.”  So, how about […]

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Learning to ski

Yesterday I had an opportunity to go to our local ski hill at Canada Olympic Park. It’s close, had some cool stuff going on and the kids were really excited to go. “Mom, are you going to ski?” asks both my 6 and 4 year old boys. “I don’t know how”, assuming this will get […]

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Over my Head or Ready for the Plunge?

I’m at a crossroads these days. I have my two kids home full time and between school and other activities I can say my day is full. A door has opened that leads me towards a huge goal that will very rewarding and help many young people. It will also take a lot of time […]

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Breathing is Good.

Finding energy to write about anything other than being sick has been a challenge. My head has been a big ball of goo with a side of throbbing pain. I’m finally back to 93% ands can process more information beyond where the Kleenex box is. I’ve had lots to manage despite being sick. There a […]

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Happy with my 11 kids

Today I started my next term at the YMCA. I, with the help of one other volunteer,  have 11 kids to facilitate through a craft, gym time,free play, story and get them to the pool all in one piece. It’s quite the adjustment since last term I only had three kids and one was my […]

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Christmas is here.

What a whirlwind to have endured only to have so many wonderful rewards at the end. All the gifts are wrapped and the Christmas Eve dinner has been eaten and leftovers put away. I have to admit it’s been lovely knowing I won’t be traveling this season. Knowing that there are days in front of […]

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