My family has always been big fans of Disney’s animated movies – we started purchasing them on videotape and then replaced with DVDs (now working on Blu-Rays) even before our kids were born. Having said that, not every Disney movie is a favorite of mine – some definitely stand out more than others in my [...]
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With three kids of the same gender, we’ve always passed clothing down from Abbi to Hannah to Becca. This works well for some items – [...]
Last week I took Abbi to the doctor’s office for a routine visit. As I sat next to my gangly, taller-than-me (only slightly) almost-teenager in the waiting room, I noticed the kid-sized table and chairs over in the corner. One of those tables with the clear plastic top that has sand in between the two [...]
Nothing like last minute, right?
Halloween costumes have recently become a big source of stress for me. Gone are the years where I could shop a year ahead and grab something cute on clearance, “oh don’t you want to be a _____ this year? You’ll be so cute!”.
Yeah, right. Now the kids are old enough to [...]
Five Month Post-Surgery Update on Hannah – remember, September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month! #gogold
It’s now been five months since Hannah’s knee surgery, and life for her has pretty much returned to normal. The only visible signs of her experience with cancer are the ever-improving scars on her thigh, knee and calf – and mentally she is SO over her knee being the center of attention. Like any other [...]
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Last month I posted about our search for a cheap wireless plan to add a third mobile phone line to our family – due to how [...]
Our family has this tendency to take on major DIY home renovation projects at the most absurd times. Like how we decided that our basement needed to be gutted, drywalled and finished off – two weeks before our youngest daughter was born. And at nine months pregnant and then home with a newborn, I wasn’t [...]
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At the beginning of the summer, I set myself a goal – to look for a mobile phone that offered [...]
I’ve come to realize that summer ‘vacation’ is a misnomer – at least when it comes to parents. Between summer programs, play dates, appointments and sleepovers – so far my summer has been taken up by juggling both chauffeuring and work duties.
This year is a bit different in that we have Hannah’s appointments to contend [...]
If there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout this whole process with Hannah’s knee tumor it’s to never count on any answer being the ‘final’ one. The whole process has been a rollercoaster and every time we think everything’s done and taken care of (for now), we get referred to yet another specialist.
Not that I’m complaining [...]
We’ve gotten to know our local children’s hospital rather well lately – better than I ever really cared to. Thankfully we’ve made our last trip there – at least for a little while, but it definitely makes you consider what the families go through who spend a considerable amount of time navigating the corridors of [...]
In October of last year, the little red bump on Hannah’s knee wasn’t anything we were terribly worried about. Ron thought it was a large pimple and although I didn’t agree with him, I figured it was probably just some weird type of blister or maybe at worst, similar to the hermangioma that was removed [...]