My kids are old enough now that they are up until midnight most days during the holidays, so I’m struggling enough with begging them to go to bed every day. New Year’s Eve will be a snap for them. … [Read more...]
Elmo, Barney, Berenstain Bears, and Snow White! Huh?
Two weeks ago Maddy started asking, “Elmo, Barney, Berenstain Bears, and Snow White!” Huh? This was met with a blank stare from me as I tried to solve this LSAT question about the relationship … [Read more...]
Start the New Year Refreshed
Just when the jealousy begins to creep in over not having something glamorous to do on New Year’s Eve, I remember that pyjamas rule and high heels drool. I’m typing this at 1:30 in the afternoon of … [Read more...]
Tips for Holiday Entertaining – Don’t Invite Squirrels!
Somehow over the years I have become worse and worse about hosting people for anything more than a cup of coffee, and maybe a bowl of chips if I’m in the mood for sharing, and Maggie hasn’t found them … [Read more...]
Countdown to Christmas
Maggie has been a big fan of advent calendars for a long time now. Unfortunately, even though they are not the chocolate kind that her mother used to pop open all in one day like some kind of carnival … [Read more...]
Gifts for the Whole ADHD Family
We just finished celebrating the twins’ birthdays this past weekend, and I’m now launching full Christmas panic mode. I’ve been flipping through the catalogues and flyers that are arriving in my … [Read more...]
Halloween Help for Mummy
It’s pretty widely known that Halloween is right up there on my list of annual things I hate, that I just have to “get through,” along with invasive gynaecological procedures and wasp season. So I … [Read more...]
Back to School. Eventually.
School starts tomorrow for my kids. On a Wednesday. At first I was convinced that the theatre camp Molly attended in the summer was backfiring in a big way and had made my truthful tween into a … [Read more...]
New Year’s Eve Countdown
I’m not going to lie. 2015 has been an exhausting year of ADHD med trial and error, sleep studies, whooping cough, and autism behaviour challenges. It’s been tiring for good reasons too, like all the … [Read more...]
Kids Helping Kids for the Holidays
All three of my kids have their birthdays in the months surrounding Christmas, which also happens to be the height of cold and flu season. Each year, we find ourselves wishing, hoping, and sometimes … [Read more...]
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