Leave space

Tired thoughts. Spruce Meadows yesterday. We came, we saw the marching band who has been practicing in our neighbourhood for the least few weeks. I felt excited to see these high school kids perform. They have grown on me. I love seeing all the high school kids or university students who are camp leaders for …

Saying NO

I just said no to someone. I actually said yes to them first but after a while I realized I’m not going to be fully present if I go through with it and I want to be. So I called back and said that I won’t be at my best and it’s probably not fair …

Summer Planning

You really do need to plan MORE in summer and FOR summer. The bigger the chunk of ‘free’ time you have the more you have to plan. I keep saying it over and over again and I keep finding more and more proof for it. I spent almost 2 hours yesterday morning getting help from …

8 kids

Can you host a playdate without getting stressed out before and after? YEP. I just hosted a total of 8 kids (4 of which are mine), and I was cool as a cucumber all throughout the prep, the tidy up, the getting kids to help out, all throughout the time at the playground with 8 …