12 means no more eating from the kiddie menu (I think that stopped a few years ago). Wow, 12 is a big one. Hormones, going to middle school, pimples, girls…(not sure about that yet. He didn’t tell us about the new girl in class but Natalie mentioned something…) Time to volunteer again. It is going [...]
So part of the new year project, we decided to purchase a condo with a friend to fix and sell. When we walked in to view it the first time, it was a like a blast from the past. The 60s/70s furniture and all. There was a stiletto chair that I had saw in Winnipeg [...]
I came home one evening and the kids were all asleep and found this on my computer. How can you be upset when they say they are really sorry and ask for forgiveness.
Last night we had the privilege to attend a talk given by Dr Karyn Gordon. I had never heard of her before. The elementary schools in the area invited her as a guest speaker so I decided to check her out online to see who she was. The first thing that popped up on her [...]
Right now I am taking an online course about organising with Christina at http://SimpleOrganizingSolutions.com I am working on making orgainsation fun. It isn’t always a chore. I have learned to break it down into bite size, manageable pieces.
My girlfriend got married last summer and she asked me to listen to an audio by Brain Tracy “21 ways to stay in love forever”. I listened to the one hour audio and this is a brief summary. Take the time to invest in your relationship.
What a year for the boys in water polo.
This morning, we woke the kids up at 6am so that we could catch the 6:40 bus downtown. Why? Because Matthew and Andrew were running the last 1.195km of the Ottawa Kid marathon. The boys have been training at school for the last few week, over this time, they have been accumulating up to 41km. [...]
Someone sent this to me in an email and I was so good for the soul, I decided that I had to share it. It is a column written by Regina Brett when she turned 50, so there is an extra 5 life lessons.
We got an email from our friend Eric inviting us for a dip in the Ottawa River to raise money for Children’s cancer on January 1st. It was forecast to be +4C so Kyle said “Why Not”. What a way to start the Year!