2022 Highlights: October (so far)

I am not nostalgic for 2020 but sometimes I do miss the fact that none of our family got so much as a cold for months on end. Even with a child who started kindergarten that autumn. We have not been so fortunate this time around. (Huh. Looks like wearing masks and washing your hands… Continue reading 2022 Highlights: October (so far)

2022 Highlights: Weeks 3-5

Oh hey there! Let's catch up, shall we? Here are a bunch of photos: Quarantine creations by Peter.Letting them live in their pjs, make videos, and watch a LOT of TV so I could rest and survive.Dresses and hats from their aunt.In case you're wondering what Rose's personality is like.Out of quarantine and free at… Continue reading 2022 Highlights: Weeks 3-5

2021 Highlights: Some Weeks in October

Life has felt busy and a little chaotic these past two weeks and, as sometimes needs to happen, I've let the blog slip to the wayside. Doing my best to catch up once more and so put out a little update on our lives. There is always a balance I try to find between sharing… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Some Weeks in October

Sick Days, Sunny Days, Fort Days

After standing strong for many days, I've finally succumbed to the cold Peter's had for the past couple of weeks. I could feel it coming down on me while at work yesterday. Today's a home day for Pearl and I so while it isn't exactly a "day off" for me, I do get to stay… Continue reading Sick Days, Sunny Days, Fort Days

Book Review: Roverandom by J.R.R. Tolkien (Reading with Pearl)

Although not as widely known as some of other Tolkien's books (have you heard of The Lord of the Rings?), Roverandom is one of my favourite reads on a sick day. So when Pearl recently had her first cold and wanted lots of cuddles, we snuggled up together and I read this to her. It's… Continue reading Book Review: Roverandom by J.R.R. Tolkien (Reading with Pearl)