Monthly Archives: June 2010

This and That…

One of my most favourite things in the world is to lounge in bed with my boys.  I love it.  It was that kind of morning.  It has been unusually cooler out.  I love a day that does not have … Continue reading

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Preciousness

Today I did the unthinkable… I held a little, wee babe!  She was 8 weeks old.  Oh… I knew there was a good reason I don’t do babes!  I felt the wanting immediately.  Oh, I know… I say the talk… … Continue reading

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Sad…

Today is the last day of school.  It is a year that comes with too many goodbyes.  Of course, every year brings changes and families go and come.  This year… I am overwhelmed at the sadness I feel.  I am … Continue reading

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The List…

Do you know who women naturally have a reputation of being a nag?  Well, you haven’t lived with my sweetie.  He is a constant man in motion.  This is great except for me it equals exhausting.  I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Butt Smacking!

I have been sneezing non-stop this afternoon.  Allergies!  I had a very embarrassing moment today.  I was in the boys school waiting for the bell to ring.  I walked into the office, my usual stop to say to my friends. … Continue reading

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Sigh

What a busy day today has been!  It poured rain, so I was dodging in and out of places, trying to avoid getting too wet.  Tyler left this morning for his class trip to Ottawa.  I am sure he is … Continue reading

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Grad…

Last night my once little man became my big man.  It was so wonderful to see Tyler, confident, happy and having a great time.  It is so amazing to me that my son is this great kid.  He was so … Continue reading

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Happy First Day of Summer!

I am so looking forward to a week from today!  Next Monday is the first day of no school.  No yelling and nagging to get up, hurry up and all that jazz.  I am fully prepared to have all the … Continue reading

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The Graduate

Tyler is graduating from Grade 8.  What?  How did that happen?  Who is this young man that is confident, friendly and outgoing? My Tyler that I left crying 10 years ago in JK was a mama’s boy.  He had major … Continue reading

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HE IS REAL!!!

Do you ever have doubt of God’s realness?  Right now it is pouring!  There is thunder and lighting and probably even some hail.  This was the forecast for this morning.  There were the dark clouds present, threatening and taunting.  Oh … Continue reading

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Six Of Them!

I never in a million years thought I would have 6 children, much less 6 boys!  Sometimes, when I stop and really think about it, it freaks me out.  When I really stop and think of the responsibility of raising … Continue reading

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Wanted:

Have you ever been in a crowd, with a group of friends and been so lonely? I never understood that until recently.  I really have been trying to listen to my heart and seek answers to my restless spirit.  Last … Continue reading

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Pretty In Pink

In my last blog, I briefly mentioned the International Dragon Boat Festivals happening this weekend in Peterborough.    Yet… I couldn’t just give it a paragraph.  It is such an amazing thing.  There are 70 teams from around the world. … Continue reading

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It’s All About Me!

It’s Saturday and my kids are very grumpy.  Maybe it is the weather (rainy and grey), maybe it is my pms carrying over, maybe they went to bed to late.  All I know is that there was a lot of … Continue reading

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Hit and Miss

Here is a story: I have  ”family” who I grew up with.  My “aunt and uncle” are in there 70s now.  Their marriage has been one much like my parents.  There was violence.  She is a battered woman.  In there … Continue reading

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Sick and Tired

Wow,  I survived the week!  Yah, me!  Last night I was so sick and tired.  I had cramps, fever and a headache.  I had six kids that needed supper and attention and a husband that is away till Sunday sometime. … Continue reading

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Choking Hazard

What a crazy week this will be!Monday… a day with Josh… that in itself is craziness!Tuesday…. in JK for the  morning… then into the office for the afternoon (Sanj gone to board meeting the evening).Wednesday… on a field trip with … Continue reading

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B.S.

I love the quote, “It’s not about finding yourself but about creating yourself.”  Author Unknown I always feel a little bothered to answer the question from friends or family, “So, what do you do with your time?  Or what career … Continue reading

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Love Language

I had a epiphany this week.  I had a chance to revisit a bit of my past.  I think it was a little gift from God. I had a conversation with someone from yesteryear that I always wondered how they … Continue reading

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Missing: My 15 Year Old and the Lawnmower!

Lord Have Mercy!  I had a trying day with my 5 year old.  He was really testing me.  I am pretty sure I won but wow, I am too old to have a 5 year old!  Sammy was home today … Continue reading

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