Cam wearing a fireman helmet and bucket on his head, with a play sword.

Things only parents of young kids will say

Some of the following things are phrases I never expected to use before I had kids… Don’t lick the CD Don’t put your willy on that Don’t touch the dog’s bum Stop riding your trike naked Take that book out of your mouth Stop sucking on your sock Stop eating your shoe (literally, Cam was…

Cute bunny Easter baskets made from noodle boxes.

Noodlebox bunny Easter baskets

Amidst my recuperation from foot surgery, I decided I had to make something cute for the kids’ Easter egg hunt this year. Here’s the idea I came up with for bunny Easter baskets / treat boxes, using the cardboard noodle boxes that I already had. Instructions are as follows: Cut ears into the front flap…

Guess the rhyme

Over a year ago, I started writing this post when Abby was starting to sing. The words didn’t come out right, but I’m sure you can guess what she was singing. “Bridget fall fall down. Bridget fall fall down. My lady.” “Ubby Dubby sit wall, Ubby Dubby sit wall. All horses king… again!” “Pussy cat,…

My amazing two year old

My two year-old (29 months) never ceases to amaze me. When I let her play with the cake after her brother’s first birthday, she rearranged the wheels onto the rabbit and said “Four wheels on rabbit!” Here’s the cake before we cut into it (I modelled it from a soft toy): She’s currently into painting.…

Time for bed, snacks

Abby’s got a “Time for Bed” book about little animals going to bed. Her version, while eating snacks is “Go to sleep little raisin, little raisin…” (eats raisin). “Go to sleep little nuts, little nuts…” (eats nuts). “Time for bed little raisin, little raisin…” Hahaha! How the book’s supposed to be read is below.