Back at the beginning of fall we decided we needed a little getaway. We wanted to take the dogs with us as well, so we turned to AirBnB to see what we could find.
What we found was a small log cabin tucked into the woods on a 200 acre horse farm near Sundridge, Ontario. No […]
We’ve been having such fun in the garden this year. Perhaps it is because Maus and Cub, now 4½ and 2, are playing so well together outside. Perhaps it is the extra two garden boxes we built. Perhaps it is because the kids love helping water and are excited […]
And the sled made its first appearance of the season.
Mausi preparing […]
Oh my! It has been a while since I have visited this space, and there really isn’t any reason for my absence. I have countless “draft posts” but none seemed to actually make it as far as the “publish” button, and many have since been deleted…a post entitled “The garden – early June” […]
A lot of reading goes on in this house, and the greater part of that happens with two little ones on or beside us. Cub is still far more interested in trying to eat the books than looking at the pictures or listening to the words, and Maus tries her hardest to […]
Maus and Cub wearing party hats…in a boat.
“When Brother gets bigger I will teach him to run… and jump… and pick up sticks… and throw them… and pick blackberries… and eat them… and walk my dog.”
– Said the Maus about the Cub.
Adding her own touches to her cousin’s art
Modelling behaviour is a tenant in teaching our children. Household chores, caring for animals, respecting others, making music…and making art. Mausi’s papa’s cousin is staying with us for a bit this summer, and his hands are rarely still. With […]
My own mum passed away this month 16 years ago. 16 years. My goodness, how quickly time does fly. And in the intervening years she has never been far from my mind, but it is always now that I think of her most. Around Mother’s Day, in May. I […]
We decided that when Cub was born we would give his big sister a special present that would help her feel connected to the “baby” things going on around her. I was looking forward to having a newborn snuggled in my sling again, but was also a […]
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