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The Fall Program

The days are different around here now that Shawn has gone back to work. No more tag-team parenting. I really miss his company after six months together. Lia and I are now going to some regularly scheduled activities. On Tuesdays we go to the Plant Recreation Centre in Chinatown for swimming lessons. In the change […]

Happy Returns

I gotta tell you, there’s really no better way to spend a birthday: relaxing at home instead of working; sharing coffee in the morning with Ali; bathing, feeding, and rocking Lia to sleep; receiving phone calls, emails and cards from family and friends; and spending the evening enjoying good food and the company of friends. […]


*AP = attachment parenting, adoptive parent I think it’s funny that these two phrases have the same abbreviation, because they really go hand-in-hand. Adoptive parents have the challenging task of creating an attachment with their kids from scratch. This blows my mind when I think about it. Can you imagine being handed to a couple […]

Typing with Tykes

Shawn sent me an article about working from home with children. I think we’re both curious about how that will go. Shawn is taking six months of parental leave (February to July), and from March to June I will be attempting to work from home with both Shawn and Lia knocking around. The article addressed […]