Peter and the girls and I had a pretty awesome weekend in the big city recently. Our excuse for a small splurge and some time away on a dreary November weekend was my birthday, but I kind of think we should always plan a weekend of fun away from home at this time of year… Continue reading A Weekend in Vancouver
For this child I prayed and the Lord has granted me what I asked of Him. 1 Samuel 1:27-28 Rose is one! She is an absolute sweetheart of a baby - full of smiles and laughs - and we couldn't love her more. Rose is quirky and affectionate and determined and has a happy nature.… Continue reading Rose is 1!
Summer isn't exactly over but the end is creeping nearer. And with the smoke and haze we're currently experiencing it doesn't feel very summery now. (The smoke is from the 500+ forest fires in BC right now and much of the province is in a state of emergency so I know I can't complain just… Continue reading Summer in (sort of) Review
When I'm out and about with Pearl I typically have some form of this conversation with a stranger: "How old is your little fellow?" "She's twenty months." "Oh, I'm sorry, I thought..." "Yeah, she doesn't have much hair yet." It really does not matter what she's wearing. Wearing a floral-patterned romper, wearing her pink coat… Continue reading No, this isn’t her hair cut
Nearly eight months old. Still no teeth. Never stops moving. Wispy hair that just reaches her ear on one side. Tall enough that she's now wearing some 12 month sized clothes. Loves her dad. I mean seriously, loves that guy. She loves me and we spend our days together very happily but if he is… Continue reading Pearl Lately
I've been the mother of one child for six months now so I am obviously an expert. And everyone loves receiving unsolicited baby advice, right? Three weeks post-partum is too soon to try on your pre-pregnancy pants. Just don't do it. You'll feel sad. You have lost a lot of weight. But not that much.… Continue reading Unsolicited Advice
The past weeks have brought big changes around here. With September, a new schedule sets in for our family. With summer over and Peter back to work, Pearl and I had to get used to hanging out just the two of us again from Monday to Friday. We have lots of fun together. Pearl loves… Continue reading Life Lately