Category: Famous last words

My DIY dreamcatchers were a nightmare

It all started, as most DIY disasters do, with the prettiest Pinterest image. Whimsical DIY dreamcatchers with gold beads, rustic twine, and pastel-coloured feathers. Surely I could make that! DIY dreamcatchers would be an easy project and look great in our daughter’s bedroom. I… Continue Reading “My DIY dreamcatchers were a nightmare”

Then and now

Then: “Okay! Let’s take off this outfit and get you a nice new one. Into the laundry you go, Mr. Onesie! Now let’s get some fresh socks to match …” Now: “Hmm. Sleeper looks clean. You can wear that again tonight. No, let’s leave… Continue Reading “Then and now”

Then and now

Then (while assembling Baby Boy’s highchair): “The tray is dishwasher-safe? What? Why would anyone want to fill up half their dishwasher with this thing when you could just wipe it off? Now (after many, many solid-food feedings): “%$#! It’s not coming off! Why is… Continue Reading “Then and now”

Need a sitter? Save time! Call …

Although I am not a mom yet, I have started to think hard about the P.E.T.B. Yup, that’s “People for the Ethical Treatment of Baby-sitters.” One of the great baby-sitters of our time, Claudia Kishi While having dinner with Little Sis last night, we… Continue Reading “Need a sitter? Save time! Call …”

Wordless Wednesday

Made a quick turn into an aisleAlmost bumped a cartwith a baby in it But didn’tThe mom shot me an evil lookWill I be that protective someday?