Monthly Archives: September 2011

Thank you teachers

I just got back from Big Dude’s meet the teacher night.  All I can say is…wow. I feel blessed this year… but then again I felt blessed last year.  It takes a special person to not only teach children but … Continue reading

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Back-to-school promises

Dear Big Dude: You are a week into Grade One and I can’t believe the changes I’ve seen in just one year.  One year? Make that six years. Those faceless advice givers all mums meet when they are pregnant warned … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block… the overwhelming idea of starting over.

Wow.  I find myself staring at a blank screen. This is more than just writer’s block… this is business block. I’ve taken so much time away from my business to care for my mother, for my family and, in my … Continue reading

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Scheduled sanity… back-to-school relief.

I’ve always said my kids thrive on routine: they want to know what is planned for each day, they know when to expect snack and when to expect bedtime. After a summer of very little routine, I have come to … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Angst

The new school clothes were folded and put away and the lunch bag was ready and waiting  It was time for back to school.  Part of me couldn’t wait.  Two months, mostly on my own, with the Dudes full time … Continue reading

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