Just wait until you have a daughter
To my daughters,
It’s hard to believe how fast you grow up. As I spend time cuddling with your baby brother, I am amazed at how much you have grown in just a few short years. You are really coming into your own.
Each of you have a very vibrant and colourful personality. You are outgoing and headstrong. Just like I was. I can remember my mother saying: “Shannon, I can’t wait until you have a daughter one day”… and now I’ve been blessed with three.
And I know exactly what she meant….
Dining with Kids
Let me be the first to say – I love going out for dinner. Who doesn’t? I don’t have to cook or clean up afterwards. Not to mention I can order what I want to eat, and my husband and children can do the same.
Yes. I take my kids out to eat.
I feel it is important for them to learn at an early age how to eat in public. I previously wrote a post on this very subject: How Children Should Behave in a Restaurant. But today in the news, there was a story about parents taking a baby to a fine dining establishment. My first thought was – why would you even think to bring your child to a fancy restaurant?
Hi, I’m Shannon! I’m a Canadian teacher who is currently on maternity leave. I’ve had four children in the past 5 years, and I blog about my experiences with them, as well as pregnancy, parenting and education. Read more..
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Dining with Kids
Let me be the first to say – I love going out for dinner. Who doesn’t? I don’t have to cook or clean up afterwards. Not to mention I can order what I want to eat, and my husband and children can do the same. Yes. I take my kids out to eat. I feel […]
What I Wish I Knew BEFORE Pregnancy and Giving Birth
I originally wrote this post in June of 2013. I’ve decided to revisit my post and add a few other tidbits of advice. Here is a list of everything I wish I knew before pregnancy and giving birth…
To My Daughter – Always Try Your Best
Lately, when you come home from school, we sit at the kitchen table and work on your ‘homework’. It amazes me that you are so excited to come home and work in your workbook. But I love it, and I want to encourage your love of learning. It probably helps that you get one on […]
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