Dear Mooki; A year ago today we gathered around you and snuffled your fur and stroked your velvet soft ears as we eased you into comfort and you died, as peacefully as I could make[…]
It’s important to keep memories alive. Three things I do to try and keep my dad’s memory alive for Kale.
My annual letter to my child on the sixth anniversary of his arrival to this world.
“Take a look. It’s in a book.” And Kale can read it!
I wrote this in July, and then never published it. After a quick edit, here it is. In July, Kale went to daycare two days a week. Although in a different building, it is run[…]
My annual letter to my kid on the anniversary of his arrival into this world.
Update: After I hit post on this post and Ross went off to get it done, he was informed he was “not a good candidate” for a vasectomy. I won’t get into all the personal[…]
Kale has been going to preschool with some regularity for a few weeks now. He can go (and we pay for) five days a week, but so far we haven’t yet made it to five[…]
Kale starts preschool tomorrow, and as I mentioned in my last post, he has a whole list of goodies he is supposed to be bringing with him for the first day. One of those items[…]
I wrote this a few weeks ago when we were at Alice Lake for Kale’s very first camping trip: So, I’m camping. Yes, that’s right, I am currently at a campsite about 60 minutes away from[…]
Oh Kale. Really? You’re three? What happened to the past 36 months of my life? When did this happen? When did you suddenly go from a newborn blob to this? This chatty, social, silly, lovely,[…]
Inspired by Amber at Crafting My Life, here are 10 things I hope Kale remembers. Please also have a look at my other post today. Swimming a lot Eating blackberries right off the bush in[…]
Tomorrow is the Suckyvention. Kale’s love of the Sucky has been well documented, although there aren’t many photos of the cursed thing around because truthfully – I have a love / hate relationship with it[…]
Kale was 2.5 years old on January 8th. I stopped counting in weeks within the first few months of Kale’s life, and I stopped counting in months around 18 months or so, but I still[…]
Here’s another ControverSunday post. What’s ControverSunday? ControverSunday is a collaborative blog meme, whereby the goal is to share, discuss and hear out different perspectives on parenting, society and other stuff that matters. All those who[…]
There are moments that are important in Kale’s short life. Moments that signify something to me. I wasn’t very good at keeping track of exactly when his first tooth, step, or word was in the[…]