Category Life

Nesting

Around this time of the month I am prone to a (CRAZY) focus on getting my house just the way I want it. This month is no different. Part of the drive is because I think there is an unknown psychic connection between being a ‘grown-up’ and having a room to put another (tiny) person and actually…
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Hungry

I have a busy mind.  It’s probably why I have a large family.  In fact, I know it is.  The constant beehive of activity is one of the side-effects of having multiple children and while it can be maddening, I also find some sort of odd comfort in having all spare corners of my life…
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Six Things On a Saturday

1) Don’t assume that just because your husband takes your baby out of the crib in the morning that he will automatically change baby’s diaper.  I just wrestled a 5 lb. monster off my son that approximated the look and size of a Siegfried and Roy codpiece.  *sigh* 2) Imagining sewing is a lot easier…
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Can You Spare A Square?

There are a few things I have no choice but to put up with due to the gender inequities in that exist in my household.  While I’m hoping that our soon-to-arrive-girl will help me and E even the score around here, when there are only 2 girls vs. 4 boys (this includes the biggest boy,…
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lucky lucky lucky

Having travelled around the world (literally) and experienced living in four countries (nothing too exotic, all English speaking) I’ve gathered a c.v. of experience in various health-care systems. They have varied to completely free and heavily anti-private care (hello Canada, and specifically the Ontario Health Insurance Plan) to please pay now or leave the building…
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The Day The Music Died

My iPod has been missing for about 4 months now and I have given up hope of ever finding it.  I have rounded up the usual suspects but they (as usual) are playing dumb. When my husband points at something belonging to him and declares, “Don’t Touch”, my children run screaming in the opposite direction of…
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Like Love

My husband and I are alike in a lot of ways, which is why we are married. However, there are many ways that we are not alike, and I think that this is what has kept us married. Of course the differences between us drive me crazy, but not as crazy as it would make…
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