Nursery Complete!

Now that our official adoption has been finalized, Christmas is over and the house is settling down… we have finally finished the nursery! If you remember from my prior blog post, I used this picture as my inspiration for feel and palette.  I like the soft elegance of the colour combinations, and the easy breezy […]

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Project Nursery Underway

Well February is just days away, and this week I have finally got around to working on the nursery for Lily. Yes, she is 6 months old so it seems odd that she wouldn’t have her nursery complete yet.  There are a couple of reasons for that actually. Firstly, with adoption you really shouldn’t do […]

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To Pierce or Not To Pierce.. That Was My Conundrum

So my plan was to keep it all a secret. Don’t tell a soul.  The secret?  We are having Lily’s ears pierced on Saturday.  Why keep it a secret?  Parent shaming is at an all time high in my opinion.  People will judge every choice you make as a parent.  When Kylie Jenner posted a […]

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The Cold Doesn’t Bother Me Anyway…

No I am not referring to the Winnipeg weather.  They are lyrics from Let it Go, from Disney’s Frozen and they are seared in my brain.  Frozen has currently taken over our house. Our son has developed quite the obsession.  It is not uncommon for him to ask several times a day to watch Frozen. […]

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‘Tis the Season for Sick

Try as we might, there is no avoiding sickness in the house.  Having a three year old attending daycare essentially means that we are sending Conor off each morning to pick up the latest and greatest bugs out there. So far we have managed to go unscathed since Lily was born in July, which is […]

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Confessions of An Accidental Co-Sleeper

Some how it has happened. We went from being anti co-sleepers to occasional co-sleepers to it becoming more regular occurrence. How did this happen?  We (me) did all of the research prior to Conor’s arrival, and our plan was to make sure we establish a firm routine of him sleeping in the bassinet.  We started […]

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Think Outside the Box; No Thank You.. We Are Thinking “In The Box”

On Friday September 25th, we officially were declared approved for open adoption and our profile is now “in the box” to be presented to potential birth parents.  It was a fast journey, from the time of our first information session to approval, it took us 6 months in total.  We had some slight delays at the […]

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