Category: Annoyances

The after-school freak-out

The after-school freak-out {Heather's Handmade Life}

As happy as I am that the kids are back in school, there’s one really annoying part I’d forgotten about: the after-school freak-out.  It happens almost every day, immediately after our daughter gets off the bus. She’s smiling, she’s running toward me, she’s hugging me… Continue Reading “The after-school freak-out”

DIY mittens (because you can’t buy them in February?!)

Make your own snow mittens [Heather's Handmade Life}

So in January or February, in Canada — CANADA!!! —  it’s practically impossible to buy new mittens, gloves, snow pants, and any of the other winter essentials we NEED in CANADA. Some stores have a few left, but the odds of finding your child’s… Continue Reading “DIY mittens (because you can’t buy them in February?!)”

Organizing kids’ art supplies

We keep our kids’ art supplies in our dining room. (I say dining room, but really, in these new-fangled open-concept houses, it’s our kitchen table area?) We always have, actually! It’s probably the hardest-working area of our house because IT IS USED CONSTANTLY and… Continue Reading “Organizing kids’ art supplies”