Posts tagged best day ever

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What happens when your kids are having the best day ever and you don’t have a camera? You live the moment. (And then write lots of adjectives later)

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The Return Of Super Hero Costumes

It’s been a great week as the boys are digging back into the tickle trunk for super hero costumes to wear after school. #bestdayever

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Don’t Take Grandparents For Granted

Don’t take grandparents for granted. They are a treasure whose time with us is far too short. If you have them nearby, you are lucky – celebrate it.

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Taking A Road Trip To Hoth

We took a weekend road trip to the country. While I wanted to go and visited small towns, I told the boys we were going to Hoth.

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#SFBatkid Saves City [PICS]

Today in San Francisco, Miles became a superhero. #SFBatkd Saves City is the headline being screamed around the world as his wish came true.

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Achievement Unlocked: Catch A Puck At A Hockey Game

For some kids, the thrill is catching a ball at a baseball game, for me and my kids it’s catching a puck at a hockey game. I caught mine when I was 7 years old at a Kingston Canadians game, and now Charle has beat me by a full 4 years.

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Rewriting O Canada With True Pastry Love

Kids don’t always pronounce things properly, and it’s awesome. Witness my oldest son trying to sing O Canada and regaling me with “True Pastry Love”..

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We Threw A Birthday Party For My Son’s Imaginary Friend

My son has been talking about his imaginary friend Mouse for the past few months. Last night we threw him a birthday party complete with presents and cake because how many more chances are you going to get to throw a birthday party for your 3 year old’s imaginary friend?

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Go Fly A Kite

An after dinner visit to the park to fly a kite wrapped up another perfect weekend.

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Beaches Are The Best

The absolutely most perfect place to spend a day is the beach. Aspen Beach at Gull Lake features a long shallow shoreline where kids can run and play. Bring the buckets and shovels and sit on the grass while they dig and build and collaborate for hours. Too bad it took until the last weekend of summer for me to discover it.

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The Legacy Of Terry Fox Through The Eyes Of A 6 Year Old

Terry Fox was just a kid. We forget that because he was so well spoken, so inspirational. The legacy of Terry Fox lives on through children. Terry may have died more than 25 yrs before my son was born, but his powerful story still rings true for kids today. I sat with Zacharie this morning and spent a few minutes talking about Terry.

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In Stores Now: Charlie’s Face On Every Single Box Of Cheerios In Canada

Charlie is a Cheerios kid. A serious Cheerios kid. His face is now plastered across tens of thousands of Cheerios boxes in Canada and how it all happened should be a cautionary tale for every parent who enters their child’s photo in a contest. You might lose even if you win.

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The Rainbow Crosswalk At Davie and Bute In Vancouver

There is a rainbow crosswalk in Vancouver that arrived quite suddenly, and with it an instant tourist attraction. I stopped to show it to my son and his reaction to this monument of pride and tolerance gives hope that homophobia will soon be gone.

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Playing Hide And Seek With Nature

When Zacharie and I go camping, he becomes a different kid. He’s mellow, he listens, he helps, and he plays hide and seek with nature.

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Oh Noes! My Sons Have Discovered Pop Music

They only have 3 or 4 favorite songs, and they want to hear them all the time. “Again, Daddy!!!” as I hit repeat and listen to the same song for 20 minutes. And so it begins.

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How To Feel Like A Kid Again

Who says sprinklers and Slip and Slides are for kids? Not me.

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