Covid-19: Why should I wear a mask?

There's been a lot of hype in the news and social media lately about wearing masks. The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Government has made it mandatory to wear masks inside public places. There are no active cases, so what gives?  This decision has left three types of groups: those that agree with the government; those … Continue reading Covid-19: Why should I wear a mask?

Short and Sweet: Party Time and “The Wandering Child.”

Trying to find your lost child at a party full of kids, in a large subdivision, is not fun. Especially when you have four children by yourself. That’s what I experienced for the first time a few weeks ago at a birthday party for my friend’s son. It’s also something I care not to experience … Continue reading Short and Sweet: Party Time and “The Wandering Child.”

Short and Sweet- “Strange sounds and personal reflection.”

Parents, do you miss that privacy that you had before you had children? You know, that distant memory in the back of your head where you could eat, read or even use the bathroom in quiet? I do. Now don’t get me wrong, I wouldn’t change what I have for a moment. However this past … Continue reading Short and Sweet- “Strange sounds and personal reflection.”

Bits and Pieces- My Kids Say The Darnedest Things

First, that ^ is not my child. Second, none of my children look like Apes (although sometimes they sound very similar). I figured a laughing animal would kick of this blog, since laughter is the direction we will be going today. But first, I want to say... I hope you are all doing well during … Continue reading Bits and Pieces- My Kids Say The Darnedest Things

Epic Snow Fight, Chess Moves and Interesting Inventions: A Tribute To My Late Uncle

Where has time gone? It seems like only yesterday I was a teenager visiting my Aunt Pauline and Uncle Don in Corner Brook. I remember exploring their backyard, going to different places throughout town with my Uncle Don or “Uncle Bond” as I affectionately called him. Now it’s been one year since his passing on … Continue reading Epic Snow Fight, Chess Moves and Interesting Inventions: A Tribute To My Late Uncle

Dollhouse Stories and an Unexpected Gift

“Oh no! She’s falling! Catch her!” Railene screams, as Elsa plummets towards the floor. With lightening reflexes, Captain America leaps from the second floor bathroom and catches her in the nick of time! “Hooray for Captain America!!” The star spangled hero saves the day yet again! So begins another Dollhouse Adventure in Railene's bedroom. A … Continue reading Dollhouse Stories and an Unexpected Gift

The Four Kindred: The Leader, The Protector, Mother Hen and The Opportunist- Part 4

The Opportunist- Isaac son of Christian “Isaac’s log, 3.1: Day 7 of Isolation. I have’t been outside these walls for days. I can’t remember the last time I had a timbit. Mmm timbits. Something has changed in the home here lately. No van rides. No trips to stores. I think somethings up, hopefully it’s not … Continue reading The Four Kindred: The Leader, The Protector, Mother Hen and The Opportunist- Part 4