luging

Isla has decided to start training early for her future luging career...


every time we strip off her pants she assumes the "luging" position...


then she likes to freestyle a little...


a little more...


then she gets all calm and gets all "what are you looking at... I am just training…

chaotic recap... fifth edition

This week has been full of sunny days, long walks outside with the girls, long naps inside with the girls and little bodies growing bigger and bigger.

I can't believe how much her face has filled out.  Some think that they are starting to look more alike.  I think not.  To me they are always t…

we ate food

and it was delicious!

who knew organic brown rice cereal could taste so damn good....

mommy and daddy have been holding out on us!

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yes, that's right... we fed them the solid stuff

well sort of solid if mush counts for solid

we sat them in their bumbos (we ordered high chairs on friday...…

chaotic recap... holiday edition

better late then never right?

here goes...



I think the word obscene might come to mind... this sea of presents was ridiculous!


strategizing..

alice: you grab the cat while I get this ribbon undone
isla: what's the cat?


all decked out in their first christmas sleepers... and bibs... yeah they ma…

ashley does daycare

Do you remember when I wondered... out loud... whether I would go back to work?  I don't think I ever, for a second, seriously thought I could do it.  and I'm not going to.  how could I ever leave them.

instead... I'm doing daycare.

I'm doing it.

don't try to convince me not to.

thank god for the bachelor

This morning the girls decided that it was sleepless in Ottawa ...

i won't bore you with the gritty details but i will tell you that I have never looked forward to two mindless hours of the bachelor with such gusto.

thank you ben for having a slew of ridiculously dramatic women vying for your …

why you should always listen to your gut when it comes to your children... and your boobs

First, sorry for being so absent.  Sick me last week + sick me again this week + sick Andrew this week + trying to sway (okay more like force) the girls into a new routine this week + boob in rebellion all boils down to the utter neglect of the blog.  sorry.  really.

This post is all about a lesson…

five months old

dear isla and alice,

a year ago new years we found that two of you had taken up residence in my tummy, what an amazing surprise that was.



now you are just over five months old and it feels like we have known each other forever.  People stop us all the time when we are out the conversation goes some…

isla has things to say

Isla is making her video debut... and you get to witness it (lucky you!)...

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So Mommy has been sick this week and I've taken it upon myself to try to grow me some teeth.  My sister is in on this gig and that means double the teething pain, double the drool, and double the diaper rash (Mommy …