Archive of ‘Kids and family’ category

Rowan is one!

Today my little baby became a toddler.  We started out the day by taking a picture of Rowan in the birthday shirt that I made for her with her little chipmunk that we’ve used as a growth marker over the year: Rowan – with more than a little help from her big sister – opened a few presents, and then it was time for her birthday play date.  The kids (our good friends that we see every week, usually multiple times) all played for a while, then the ‘big kids’ did crafts and then it was finally Read more […]

First birthday ideas found on Pinterest

I can hardly believe it, but Rowan will be turning one in just a couple of weeks!  We’re not having a big party, just a play date with our friends that involves cake (and probably balloons) but that hasn’t stopped me from gathering ideas from Pinterest. I love this birthday shirt and might just try to make one myself: Source: naptimecrafting.blogspot.com via NotJustBabyBrain on Pinterest   Then there are all the fun decorations.  A good friend of mine used this tutorial to Read more […]

Wordless Wednesday – Live from CHEO, it’s Rowan!

Since my quarantine post, things have gone even more downhill.  Poor little Rowan was admitted to the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) on Saturday with bronchiolitis caused by RSV, topped off with pnemonia, and we’ve been here ever since.  Finally, she’s starting to feel better!  This was taken with my terribly old, non-high-tech cell phone so the quality is terrible but I think you can still she her big grin: We’ve had fantastic treatment and I’m so glad that we were able Read more […]

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