After having Quin home from March-August (the last half of his JK year),we have decided to register Quin for half-day Senior Kindergarten. This decision wasn’t an easy one to make because of the significant challenges he went through. But we are hopeful because a number of things are different for him and our family this time around. We know… Read More
I have been avoiding writing this post for a few weeks. Partly because I have needed time to process. But more because I’m not sure I want to share this part of my family’s life with people. I’m not sure I can weather the well-meaning advice, the normalizing comments, or bewildered looks. All the while feeling painfully inadequate to handle… Read More
Quin went to his first karate class yesterday and loved it! I’m so proud of him. Quin has struggled a lot with confidence this past year. I’m hoping this new experience will encourage him. He’ll also be able to build skills in the areas of focus, hand-eye coordination, discipline, self-control, and of course self-defence. Quin’s daddy… Read More
Here are the instructions for making your own Q-Tip Bunnies at home if you would like to.
I’m realizing that to “make room” for something or more importantly someone is not as easy as it sounds. I think this is because in order to create room, there must first be an empty space. First in our hearts and then in our homes, churches, and marketplaces. But empty spaces seem hard to come by especially with all the busyness that we are busy with!
I have a lot of ambitions. Things I want to do. The more I explore my creativity, the more it bursts forth inviting me to be more; Do more. Because of these things I find myself busy and over-stretched much of the time. Yet, even with my numerous interests and pursuits I find I can really have a… Read More
“It’s funny how some distance makes everything seem small. And the fears that once controlled me can’t get to me at all. It’s time to see what I can do to test the limits and break through. No right, no wrong, no rules for me. I’m free.” – Elsa from Frozen I’m big on stories and messages. … Read More