Category: School

Getting organized for the new school year

We’ve got two weeks until D’s first day of school, and C will start preschool the following week. HUGE changes for our family, and that means I’ve got to up my organization game. Here are a few goals on my mind right now: Picking…

Easy bento lunches (without buying those crazy-expensive boxes)

A dinosaur-shaped sandwich surrounded by star-shaped pieces of cheese. A container of yogurt dressed up with a few sprinkles. A toothpick skewering little chunks of apples, strawberries and grapes. There’s something about tiny portions of all different foods that makes lunch SO VERY EXCITING…

Horrifying entries from my Grade 2 journal

We’ve been helping my mom sort through 23+ years of “stuff,” which means we’ve spent a lot of time going through boxes and finding fun bits of memorabilia: photos, old school papers, and cards we wrote her in wobbly, little-kid writing. My favourite thing…