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A Bed for a Boy {Crib to Toddler Bed Transition}

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Our big boy is 3 1/2 years old, about 45 pounds and 104+cm tall. Since he is now pulling himself to stand, he could not safely stay in his crib. Half way through dismantling his crib he started to get quite concerned. I asked daddy to take over so that I could hold Isaac and […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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{Christmas Eve Prep} Somehow I seem to miss posting on Christmas or through the holidays and find myself playing a little catch up. I suppose I could write and schedule a post in advance but I like to write and share in the same day. Some pre-Christmas highlights: Our Jesse Tree.  This year we switched […]

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12.14 Ramblings

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While we were getting Christmas pictures taken the other day, I had Isaac’s new passport photo taken. This is the second time I brought him in for one. The first time they didn’t want to take his picture because he won’t close his mouth and I can’t make him not smile; both are passport photo […]

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Attending The Nutcracker Ballet with Children

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  Someone once said, “the days are long but the years are short”. I’m not sure if the original intent was in relation to motherhood however that was the context in which is was quoted to me. There have been season where I felt that it was applicable and accurate though lately, I feel that […]

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Remembrance Day

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Photo Source On Sunday our church had a beautiful Remembrance Day-in-advance service and today we visited the Toronto Zoo to celebrate Remembrance Day with their special memorial. It was a very nice service. I typically shed tears on Remembrance Day as I think about the soldiers and their bravery, the families left behind, the ugliness, […]

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Peeking Through My Window–Repost

Posted by Jennifer under Faith, Just Life, Keeper of Home, Marriage, Parenting (No Respond)

Source I had initially posted Peeking Through My Window in March 2012 but happened upon it the other day and thought it was a great time to repost, even if it isn’t March Break…just insert “back to school” or something. I began preparing for March break in February. Alas, March break crept up fast and […]

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Sometimes Life Isn’t Beautiful

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In 2012, Isaac began having seizures. You know those times when you are almost asleep and you jerk awake? Most of his seizures physically look like that jerk except that he is awake and doing normal activities when they happen. Sometimes they are a singular occurrence and if you blink, you miss it. Other times […]

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Packing for Camp Y.E.S. 2014

Posted by Jennifer under Just Life, Parenting (2 Responds)

It’s Chloe’s first year heading to camp by herself for a week. I’m pretty sure she’s ready and I’m not. It helps that every year (except 1) we’ve went to Family Camp for a week there so she’s familiar with the grounds as well as the lovely families that live there year round and she […]

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Tiny Tidbits 8.14

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John and Chloe were sitting at the kitchen table at my parents house one morning eating breakfast, still in their Pj’s. Mom and I were in the sitting room chatting when we saw John suddenly look over at Chloe and say, “Woman,  do something with your hair!!” In the van while driving one day John […]

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Mama and the Dopey Boy

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  Did I tell you that Isaac had his adenoids out in the spring 2014? He snored terribly and doesn’t breathe  through his nose at all. His adenoids were blocking 70% of his nasal passage. Post surgery his snoring isn’t so bad but I can’t say that I am noticing much difference in his breathing; […]

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