July 2008

Lucas’s first cereal

12 July 2008 Baby days

Every now and then I feel the need to conform to the expectations of those who castigate mommy blogs as self-reverential shrines to minutiae. What could be more self-indulgent than four minutes of baby’s first cereal posted to YouTube? But seriously, could he BE more adorable? If nothing else, watch for the infectious baby giggles […]

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Save me from myself

10 July 2008 Life, the Universe and Everything

June 30, 2006: “Oh no, you’re all sold out of Canada Day temporary tattoos, too? But I’ve been to three stores, and everyone is sold out! I guess we’ll have to do without this year. May 2007: “Aha! Look at this great selection of Canada Day temporary tattoos — and only one dollar for a […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Family Portraits

9 July 2008 Life, the Universe and Everything
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Crazy mornings

7 July 2008 Ah, me boys

We’re early risers around here. Most mornings I’m up somewhere between 5:30 and 6:30, and at least one of the boys is up around the same time. I can’t remember the last time all of us weren’t up by 7:15 with the exception of Beloved, who would sleep until tomorrow if we let him. Even […]

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Another keeper from the referral logs

6 July 2008 How I love the Interwebs

Sometimes, even a douche doesn’t give you that fresh clean feeling.

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5 July 2008 Meta-blogging

Four-thousand and twenty-two. It’s Simon’s magic number, a quantity that delineates anything between a lot and infinity. As in, “Is my time out done yet? Because I’ve been here for 4022 minutes.” Or, “When I grow up, I’m going to have 4022 webkinz.” Or, “Do I have to eat another pea? I already ate 4022 […]

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Nine years ago today…

3 July 2008 It IS all about me

It was one of the hottest days I can remember, the steamy tropically oppressive kind of heat that reminds me of my childhood summers in Southern Ontario. The thermostat registered well over 30 degrees, and with the humidex it was at least 40C, maybe more. As we dressed for the day, my mother and I […]

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