Today I feel a darkness in spite of the blue sky and bright sunshine outside. My heart is broken for a family I don't know. My stomach is sick for a father and child whose lives have been destroyed. I have wept for a mother on the other side of our beautiful country who has … Continue reading Holding my Babies a Little Closer: Thinking of Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette
Last night, Hubby was home for dinner for the first time in quite a while. He has been working incredibly long days so I decided to make a nice steak dinner for him to enjoy when he got home. We are finally seeing signs of spring so I ran outside and fired up the barbeque. … Continue reading Baby Gas: There’s Nothing Quite Like Broccoli & Peppers to Shake Up a Quiet Night!
Yesterday afternoon, Hubby called and said he was going to be leaving work early so we could have dinner together and asked what I thought about him making a reservation for the two of us and our two babes at our favourite Japanese Teppan Yaki restaurant. What did I think? Immediate reaction: Yay! Dinner together! The … Continue reading The Teppan Yaki Dining Experience: Two Adults, Two Babies, Too Many Chopsticks and a Japanese Restaurant!
To say life has gotten a little overwhelming would be a huge understatement. This time last year, we had a small play mat on the floor with a few small toys in a small bin beside it. Our television did not have a fence around it. We didn't own a baby gate. We had decorative … Continue reading A Place to Call Our Own: Reclaiming a Baby-Dominated Home!