Bedtime.

What I said: “Hey, guys! Let’s head upstairs and get ready for bed! The sooner we get ready the sooner we can read stories!” What they heard: “Hey guys! Let’s play a game of who can be the biggest a-hole for the next 30 minutes. You can forget anything you’ve …

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Numba Two.

When I was a kid, my grandmother had a videocamera. We are talking one of those huge, break your shoulder, records straight to a VHS cassette, videocameras. One time all of us cousins were at her house for some holiday or another, and we decided we wanted to make a …

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Grade 1.

My biggest girl starts grade 1 today. (That’s what they say, in Canada, grade 1. Not first grade. I get corrected every …

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We’ve got spirit.

Yes we do. Gimme a F. Gimme a U. Gimme a ‘nother U. Gimme a uuuuuuuuuckin’ A. Spirited. The positive word they …

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Glacier.

After literally years of talking about it, we finally did it. We drove down from Edmonton and two sisters and one brother-in-law …

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Ready for my close-up.

The other day the girls woke me up early, as is our usual. But it was good, it meant I was able …

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Are they all yours?

Four. In case you were wondering, four is the number of children you must reach to turn from a family into a …

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Easy like Sunday morning.

Disclaimer: This is a birth story. If you’re not into a certain degree of overshare, this is not the post for you. …

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I think he likes it.

Hey guyyyyyyyys. I know you already know cause I already tolds ya. But I had my baby. And here he is- Michael …

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Let’s go on a adventure.

Violet has a phrase that she uses with some regularity. It’s one of my current favorites. “Mama! Let’s go on a adventure!” …

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