Category: Kiddos

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”

When kids have wedding jitters

When kids have wedding jitters {Heather's Handmade Life}

Our whole family was thrilled when my sister got engaged last August. She asked me to be her matron of honour — yay! — and she wanted our eight-year-old son — her only nephew — to be the ring bearer. He immediately declined, explaining,… Continue Reading “When kids have wedding jitters”

Summer brain melt is a real thing

Summer brain melt is a real thing {Heather's Handmade Life}

The humidity has been out of control for weeks — maybe a month, who even knows anymore. My hair is twice its normal size, and I have big hair so that’s really saying something. Everyone’s hot and sticky all the time. Our house doesn’t… Continue Reading “Summer brain melt is a real thing”

Go fly a (supersized) kite

Go fly a kite {Heather's Handmade Life}

*** The following post is sponsored conversation with Clay Cafe Truro. As always, all opinions and sweaty children are my own. *** Yup, I’ve been singing the final song in Mary Poppins all day now. You might, too, now. Let’s go fly a kite… Continue Reading “Go fly a (supersized) kite”

Checking out Chuck E. Cheese’s

Checking out Chuck E. Cheese's {Heather's Handmade Life}

Our son turned eight earlier this summer and his birthday fell during our family’s vacation to Ontario to see my dad and stepmother. We’d toyed with the idea of taking the kids to Canada’s Wonderland for the day but it felt too expensive —… Continue Reading “Checking out Chuck E. Cheese’s”