Category Archives: being a mom

Tea Party At School

Ashley’s school organized 2 tea parties this week, one on Tuesday and one today.  The tea party on Tuesday was held amongst her classmates.  I decided to pack some party packs for her and her classmates at the very last … Continue reading

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happy halloween

Every time when we are in ToysRus, Ashley would ask us to get her this Jack O Lantern candy bucket.  We didn’t think it was a good idea to get her one since she does not go trick-o-treating. A few … Continue reading

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Time Out Method

I read something quite interesting yesterday.  It is about the popular Time Out method of child disciplining.  I am sure many of us have tried this method when unacceptable behaviour occurs.  Misbehave children are told to sit at a corner … Continue reading

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the talk

When I bring Ashley to the washrooms at the mall or restaurants, I usually choose the squat toilets because I find them to be more hygienic.  There is no need for her to sit on the toilet seat eventhough I … Continue reading

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love …..

how she comes up to me and bargain for a few more minutes to play or watch tv before bedtime. how she pretends to be stuck between 2 chairs and asked me to help her up. the way she sings … Continue reading

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s-t-r-e-s-s

for a week and half

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another conversation with my 5 year old

I caught Ashley watching a show on tv over the weekend.  It was on Disney Channel. This was how our conversation went. Me : “What show are you watching, Ashley?” Ash :  “Good Luck Charlie“ Me : “Oh, do you … Continue reading

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fancy schmancy pancakes

I was blog-hopping and came across Jim’s Pancake blog.  He is a cool dad making cool pancakes for his kids.  Here are some of his creations… a giraffe a tortoise Awesome huh?  So, I decided to brighten up the lil’ … Continue reading

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Thumb sucking

Ashley did not like the pacifier when she was a baby because she loves her thumb.  From newborn until about 2 years old, she would suck her thumb often, especially when she wanted to calm or comfort herself.   Also, every … Continue reading

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I don’t want to go to school

Ashley has been telling me that she doesn’t want to go to school.  It is getting more and more often, especially before bed or when we are in the car and about to drop her off.    I asked her why … Continue reading

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