the key to mama’s heart


It’s hard for me to believe that come this October, I will have been blogging for three years. Three years!  That’s a lot of writing and sharing photos. I first started blogging at the encouragement of my tech-savvy husband as he grew to learn how much I longed for something creative to do through my […]

benefits of being a part-time career & sahm

Every year, I have mixed feelings about going back to work after being off for the summer.  Fortunately for me, I only work part-time. I teach first grade but job share the position with a colleague and friend.  My mixed feelings combine a love for the two months of Summer I’m able to be home […]

love you like crazy


My dearest Little H, In less than two months, you will turn five.  In 3 and a half months, you will start Kindergarten.  Time is flying by way too fast for this mama! I want you to know that I love you like crazy! And for SO many reasons! 1. Since your sister started school […]

mom shades


It’s funny how when we’re kids, we see the world one way and then when we become responsible, child-rearing adults … everything changes. Now that I’m a grown-up (most of the time), I wear mommy shades and see a whole other world I never knew existed. Sure I saw all of the hard work and […]

a real houswife of vancouver


You won’t believe where I am today! I’m being featured over at the The Thirties Grind for Melissa’s series The Real Real Housewives of Vancouver. Would love it if you hopped on over to Melissa’s place and had yourself a read about me. Feel free to leave me some comment love too. Will love you […]