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July 2016

Heart, Motherhood

staying home

With Luke’s first birthday coming up quickly (how am I the mother of an almost one year old?!), the discussion of what’s next for our family has come up more and more frequently. Do I go back to work full- time? Part-time? Not at all? Can we handle it financially? Was I okay with  ...

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the taylors do toronto

This past weekend we went to Toronto to visit Anjelica and Sean and to celebrate Terri’s baby shower. Since Curtis isn’t working on Fridays right now, we left Friday around lunch time so we could skip as much traffic as possible. This was Luke’s first big road trip and he  ...

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an afternoon in carleton place

We’re having a bit of a heatwave here in Ottawa, so my sister-in-law and I decided to drive out to Carleton Place to check out a couple of baby boutiques and take advantage of being a bit closer to the water. There’s just something so charming about small towns. We went to check out  ...

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luke & izzy

Today, Celia and I got Izzy and Luke in the kiddie pool together and it was pretty much cuteness overload. They must have sat in the water together for at least half an hour. At one point, Luke had his hand on Izzy’s head (not sure why?) and it was pretty adorable. The poor girl  ...

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eleven months

Luke, my love, you’re eleven months old today! It’s hard to believe that in only one more month we’ll be celebrating your first birthday. This past month has been so much fun. I’ve watched your personality come out more and more, you’ve gotten even quicker at  ...

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on raising a boy

When we found out we were having a boy, right away, Curtis was so excited to have a new little best friend. He talked about how they would play hockey together, how he’d have someone to share his passions with and he was so excited to have someone he could teach everything he loves. As  ...

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