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… Continue Reading “Getting organized for the new school year”

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… Continue Reading “Easy bento lunches (without buying those crazy-expensive boxes)”

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… Continue Reading “Horrifying entries from my Grade 2 journal”