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Been a while – Merry Christmas 2016

So we had some big events the last little while and since it’s been way too long since I actually updated here I thought at least a short list of some things would be nice. However it’s been so long, … Continue reading

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Summer 2012 Update

The big news of the summer has to be Elyse and her potty training escapade. 3 days of training and it was out of the diapers and into the big girl underwear. It really was a remarkable transformation, and vindicated … Continue reading

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Vegas 2012 day 2

Up pretty early and decided to try Hash House A GoGo for breakfast. There used to be only one here but now there are several. We went to the one in Imperial Palace since it is right across the road … Continue reading

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Foreboding and The Best Valentine’s Gift

I wrote this on Groundhog Day: Elyse got sent home from daycare the other day with a fever, so Nicole spent yesterday at home with her. She seemed fine today and we took her to class as per usual this morning. She has been … Continue reading

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Foot and Hand and Mouth Disease. It’s Not Just For Kids (and it’s not Lupus).

I am pretty much never sick unless I am sick. I am not a hypochondriac or easily put off by sickness. In contrast I am fond of hospital stays and love going to the doctor. It’s safe to say that if I … Continue reading

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Pigtails

Elyse is now at the point where she can tolerate things in her hair. Nicole bought her some baby hair ties and so today for the first time she went to school with pigtails. Of course it was adorable! Last … Continue reading

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Allergic – Welcome To 2012

Nicole went for allergy tests today, apparently she is allergic to the cat the most! But also she is allergic to all the usual outdoor stuff, trees, ragweed, grass etc. We are still no closer to understanding why she breaks … Continue reading

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Halloween 2011 – Busted

Yesterday started off like any other but after a visit to Occ Health to get our flu shots Nicole started feeling sick. I eventually had to take her home with a  38 degree fever and worked from home for the … Continue reading

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July 1 2011, The Camping Trip!

P’kah seems to be the only word that really means anything to Elyse. Well, that and abdiggy abdiggy which seems to be an expression of delight. Spending time with Marianna and Violet this weekend has shown that kids develop so … Continue reading

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Last Blast of Winter and Baby Updates

Last night was the end, I can feel it. The weather has been steadily improving in fits and starts as usual but we were promised a few days of normal temeratures and we got a deluge of snow. It’s 3 … Continue reading

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