Look at this face! This is a photo of an eight month old Amelie proudly pointing at what would be the first tooth she would ever lose, a mere 4.5 years later. I guess I knew on some theoretical level that her baby teeth wouldn't stick around but to not even hang in there for … Continue reading Toothfully devastated
I haven't had reason to think of the concept of participation trophies in a long time, not since we millennials grew so commonplace in the workplace and adult life that older generations found it necessary to stop mocking us and our millennial ways (remember? We ruined everything? We ate too much avocado toast? We were … Continue reading In defence of the participation trophy
So first things first, I feel it's important that I inform you that nobody knows as much as a four year old. If only we could all hold onto the sheer amount of knowledge that a four year old displays, imagine how much smarter we'd be as a population. The things we could do – it'd … Continue reading Amelie at four
When we had Amelie, I knew we would have to deal with mean girls sometime. I just didn't expect the first time to be at the age of four and a half. We were driving home Friday evening, after a busy day of work and school and swimming lessons, and Amelie said from her carseat … Continue reading Mean girls
We have a four year old! Um, where does the time go again?! We celebrated Amelie's fourth birthday with a small party up at Wonderview. It was such a brilliant day! We enjoyed absolutely beautiful weather, meaning we could spend the whole time outside. We set up the east deck for food and conversation... ...and … Continue reading Amelie turns four!