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How to Get Your Kids’ Attention

How to Get Your Kids’ Attention

  How to Get Your Kids’ Attention It’s supper time, or time to get ready to go, or you just need to ask the kids something. Does this ever happen to you? *crickets* OK, they’re carrying on somewhere, and your attempts to reach them have been futile. What’s next? Holler louder? Go upstairs from room […]

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Walks

| January 13, 2016 | 5 Comments
Walks

It’s been awhile since I sat down to draw a cartoon. Since the move, my tablet’s been in bubble wrap until now.  One of the things I like about our new neighbourhood is all the walking and bike paths. I love walking and have always walked on my own or with company for exercise or […]

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Closet Door Slams and Donkey Slams

Closet Door Slams and Donkey Slams

So we spent Friday at the emergency department at CHEO. Little Bro had his finger slammed in a closet door, and there was much bleeding and freaking out. Long story short, he needed stitches, and the finger is fractured. His big brother did it, but it might not be what you think. Big Bro was […]

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Circadian Rhythms

Circadian Rhythms

Do you have kids with different circadian rhythms? It seems I have one “rooster” kid and one “owl” kid; in other words, one is a morning person and the other a night person.   I’ve always been a morning person, myself; at the age of three, I’d be up having porridge with my dad before sunrise, […]

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Almost 2 years now…

| December 16, 2013 | 4 Comments
Almost 2 years now…

As a mother, and I don’t know where the time went. But I think I said that at the one year mark as well. I was lucky enough to stay home with Mary for about 13 months. It was a fun time of outings to the library, weekly playgroup with friends, and reading. We enjoyed […]

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Thanks, Captain Obvious

Thanks, Captain Obvious

It’s so handy to have a toddler who will inform you when the bellowing baby is being disruptive and hard on the ears… especially given that you’ve been two inches from said bellowing baby for the past 20 minutes trying to calm him down.  CLICK ON PHOTO TO MAKE IT BIGGER Life with small children is […]

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