Monthly Archives: February 2009

Does ___ like me? Circle one…

Sometimes I forget I am a girl. Weird. I know. What I mean is being around boys all day, I find myself trying to think like they might or put myself in their shoes. I do this alot. So much … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Being a Boy!

Today, after school, I had to make a quick stop at the grocery store. Sammy and Josh were home. I only had the middle 4 boys with me. They know to behave. They are usually good in public. Today the … Continue reading

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The Crazy Mom

I get the usual line from people. It often was “Have you seen that show with the 16 kids?” Now it is “So what do you think of the mom that gave birth to the 8 babies?” In one word… … Continue reading

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Time Out

The place that I was once fed, socially, emotionally and spiritually is gone. Things have changed. Or maybe I have changed. I have my “group” of friends, of course, but this isn’t about friends. It is more about an environment, … Continue reading

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The Boys Day Out!

Yesterday we took the boys downtown Toronto for the day. We went to brunch at Marche. It was fun to watch them enjoy the feast. My boy, Zachary, has the palate of a man. Steak, shrimp, sushi… big appetite for … Continue reading

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My Own Blankey

Josh is more times than not walking around with my ponytail tie on some part of him. He falls asleep holding it or wearing it on his ear. I am not sure what this is about. Maybe he just wants … Continue reading

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Tears of Relief

I used to be able to cry easily. Sappy movies or commercials turned on my tap. I saw it as a weakness. I hated giving in to that emotion. Yet, there really is nothing like a good cry. Follow it … Continue reading

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Yum!

I am constantly trying to endorse healthier eating in our lives. It is a constant struggle with life on the go. It is a constant battle with 8 different taste buds to contend with at every meal. So I keep … Continue reading

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The Big Squeeze!

Today I had my first mammogram. The one thing that kept going through my head was “wow, I am old.” The other thing was wondering what I would look like without breast. Silly. I know. But nevertheless, this was my … Continue reading

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Vomitrocious

Today… I am overwhelmed.Nothing major… no need for therapy… yet maybe my little happy pill isn’t working. Last night Zachary comes into my room… after throwing up all over his bed. Sick. They are dropping… yet one at a time. … Continue reading

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Family Day

Monday was Family Day! We headed to Blue Mountain for the afternoon to get in some skiing. It was a good time …Suddenly my older boys are begging me not to take pictures. Sammy: “You are like the paparazzi!” Me: … Continue reading

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Tidbits from the weekend…

After the first few pictures, Sanj started to get annoyed with my picture taking. He even went so far as to call me “Peter Dixit!” (That is my father… who really did hide from life behind his camera). But I … Continue reading

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Sound of Music

If you loved the movie… watching it year after year… you will love the musical. It was great! The lady that played Julia Andrews did a fabulous job including sounding like her! No one could replace Christopher Plummer and the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day… 2

We woke up to quiet. Well, actually, we awoke to a street car… dressed and went to eat at one of our favorite spots… The Roundtree (formerly known as the Marche). Ummm… it is like going to a market of … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day!

Sanj is a romantic at heart. He is creative and thoughtful. Valentines is just another day… and yes, we don’t need a specific day to show our love… but hey… it is here, so why not! He got tickets for … Continue reading

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Cutting the Cord…

It is no secret that Josh and I share a special bond. He is especially attached to me. I know the doctor or Sanj… who ever cut the cord… thought they did… but they didn’t do a good job. He … Continue reading

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I HEART U!

Valentines is this weekend. I hate Valentines. As much as I hate the made up holiday… I am a huge fan of love! Sanj got tickets to see Sound of Music for us. We get to spend Saturday night in … Continue reading

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In His Time…

As I am writing the blog below… this particular picture causes me great distress. I posted it and then took it off. So here I am posting it again. I hate this picture. I used to look at it and … Continue reading

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It Is All About Me!

The last bit I have been having dreams about high school. Those years were not pleasant years for me. I was more in a survival mode. I disappeared into my dream world a lot. Reading took me away too. I … Continue reading

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It’s Bob!

Sanj took Josh and Zach to meet Bob the Builder. They were so excited. Well Zach said he was too big to go, but went for Josh! 🙂 It was a great show and they had a wonderful time. Sanj … Continue reading

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