Don't panic! He's just a non-verbal fournager.

In two days we go for the peanut's ASD assessment. This will be the first time that he has been evaluated by a professional who can (hopefully) tell us if his speech/language delay is in the normal range, or if it is part of a larger developmental problem....more

Making Memories

Us moms are often so busy with the day-to-day of keeping our families going that we forget how important the memories we're making are. I know from personal experience that the days go by so fast that the memories I'm making with my kids often slip away before I can even take the time to appreciate them. My sketchy memory is the main reason why I blog and why I take pictures, so that I can remember the big and little things that make up the bits and pieces of my life. The memories that I don't want to forget....more

Superheroes are all around us

Busted trying to sneak a costume off the shelf....more

Saddness, Language, Love and Hope

How to shop Like A Boss this holiday season

This is how I’ve been doing most of my Christmas shopping this year. Of course it only works with merchants who subscribe to these programs, but most major retailers do which is completely handy for me....more

I write, therefore I am

I see myself, sitting in an office, you know, one of those old school library type offices and it's all mine. I don't have to share it with anyone. It will have a comfortable chair and a cute lamp. Office supplies, the expensive cute kind that I would never buy now, but which will be an essential part of my desk litter....more

Buyer, Beware?

 Today is day three of NaBloPoMo and already I feel like I don't have anything to write about. When this happens from time to time I'll be using the Daily Post prompts for inspiration. And I do need some inspiration today....more
Wscottling Word up!more

6 days till 40

Open Letter to Those Who Don't Believe in Publicly Funded and Regulated Daycare

In response to the commenters on this article in the Toronto Star—and every article ever—about the need for safe, affordable childcare for working families. ...more
PreshusMe Experienced Bad Mom Politicians are parents. They have children just like you do. They ...more

On Raising boys

 As a woman who grew up in a house full of women, and whose family is dominated by girl children, it was a huge shock to me when my first kid came out a boy. Literally. We didn’t find out which version we had while I was pregnant, and all my life I just assumed I was destined to have girls. To this day I still look at my life and I’m all like “wow, living with boys is just… wow…”....more