November 2011

Keeping kids entertained on the go – and a giveaway from Fisher-Price!

11 November 2011 Reviews, promotions and giveaways

We’re packing up the car again this weekend, heading down to visit family in southern Ontario. It’s been quite a while since our last road trip, and I cant’ wait to hit the road. I don’t know whether car trips are getting easier now that the boys are getting older, or whether they’re just becoming […]

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A hypothetical question about an acorn that fell not far from its tree

9 November 2011 Mothering without a licence

So let’s imagine a hypothetical boy. He’s plenty bright, and gets reasonable marks in school. He’s a little scatterbrained, though, and a bit of a daydreamer. It’s quite possible that he has the same inability of his hypothetical mother to hold a thought in his head, except for when he’s exhibiting her other hypothetical tendency […]

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Project 365: Portraits and pretties and rampaging pumpkins

5 November 2011 Photo of the Day

The days are getting shorter and the light is low in the sky, but it’s been such a beautiful, mild autumn that almost all my pictures were taken outdoors this week. On the weekend, I had the great pleasure of meeting the Pietersma family. Have you ever seen the Victorian tinsel and gorgeous tin stars […]

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On blogging, identity and idealization

4 November 2011 Meta-blogging

Here’s an interesting theme that has come up more than once in recent conversations and I thought it would make a good question for the bloggy peeps. I was taking pictures of a family recently, and the client mentioned a particular photo of the boys that she’d admired. She then said something about how the […]

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Hooray for Holiday Parades: The 2011 Annual Eastern Ontario Santa and Christmas Parade Post

1 November 2011 Ottawa Family Fun

Edited to add: Click this link for the 2018 Santa Claus and holiday parade info! Ho! Ho! Holy Christmas, can you believe it’s that time of year again already?! Time for the 6th annual Christmas/Santa/Holiday Parade round-up! Wheeee! (I’ve pinned this post to the front page for the Christmas season.) Did you know that a […]

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