Category Archives: little grrrl meets world

Emmalee Anne, VIII

I have an 8 year old. 8! It’s hard to believe it’s been 8 whole years since my infamous labour day experience (which I am so glad I took the time to write about, as sleep-deprived and rambley as I was at that time). This weekend was all about celebrating this amazing little grrrl.  From a […]

Throwback to a little(r) grrrl


Yesterday Emma celebrated Remembrance Day at her school. Here’s the postcard for peace she wrote for Canadian Armed Forces members: They also made a “Wish Tree“: So happy I took the initiative and put her in a new school this year.  

Hallowe’en 2014

Happy NaBloPoMo! I’m celebrating it by posting already a day late (hurray for the date-changing powers of blogging). Here’s Emma’s costume this year for Hallowe’en: She told me she wanted to be a mummy — I first thought she said “mommy,” which would have been an even easier costume to put together (all she’d have […]

Today was the annual Xmas photo shoot

Once a year we head over to a photo studio to get pictures of the little girl taken for the holidays. This year is an especially exciting one, since she’s missing her 2 front teeth! Each year we’ve gone to get her photos taken, the service at the studio gets progressively worse — this year […]

Another milestone

  I just love hearing her talk with that bit of a lisp.  And she still believes in the tooth fairy. Remind me to hold onto these moments?

Pixelated memory lane

Tonight after supper Emma, Jerry and I spent a little too long lingering over past videos of Emma growing up. She loves seeing who she was as a little one, and it’s fun for us parents to remember the happy (albeit sleep-deprived) times when she was small enough to tote around. Here are some of […]