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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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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First Halloween

Even though Conor is only a month old, I felt like I would be a bad Daddy if I didn’t celebrate his first Halloween.  R took Conor out for the day Sunday to run errands and visit his cousins Aaliyah and Maxim and Auntie Erika. This time allowed me to dip into the fabric stash […]

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When the Time Comes…

So I will admit that I love to shop.  I enjoy spending time at home on my laptop cruising the internet and making future selections. Whether it is choosing furniture for fictional future cottage, or in the case of the last year… shopping for our future child. When the time comes, executing on my plan will be […]

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Statistically Speaking… It Sucks

The last week has been a difficult one.  It all started last week when we decided to attend the Annual General Meeting for our adoption agency.  My purpose for attending was to hear the reports on stats; placements, approvals, birth parents etc. Surprisingly the room was quite full with people who have been successful in […]

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