Let me persuade you to follow my example and take a turn about the room - I assure you it's very refreshing after sitting so long in one attitude. - Pride and Prejudice I do not like Mondays. Mondays are my LEAST favourite days. After "relaxing" all weekend (and by relaxing I mean - only … Continue reading Leave your attitude outside.
This weekend will be a big one for the Fricker household. News Flash: Gigi is going on her first-ever friend sleepover. And I couldn't be more terrified. She's slept away from home plenty of times - one of our closest friends has been taking her for fun sleepovers for as long as I can remember. But … Continue reading Anxious Child – Anxious Parent
I have not the pleasure of understanding you. - Pride and Prejudice As a parent of four children (officially - I've counted them several times over. I assure you there is still four of them... as much as I keep pinching myself), you'd think I'd have it all figured out. Right? Maybe? Not really?... Not … Continue reading Week 23
"Seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken." - Emma. Zach turned 5 in December. All of a sudden, he's become this crazy consumer - every marketers dream. Anything he see's on television is a good idea. Which is why... taco hockey happened. Yes, I said "taco hockey". … Continue reading Week 22
We're famous! Ok, well, not really. Maybe to a group of darling kindergarteners we are? A little while ago we visited a kindergarten class that wanted to learn all about twins. We were personally invited by an adorable young student who determinedly asked me to "bring all of the twins you have." I assured him … Continue reading Celebrity Status
"I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle." - Pride and Prejudice. I was skyping with my family a couple of weeks ago. It was a Saturday morning and Caleb was out playing some pick-up hockey. It was me and the 4 kids. My brother asks me, "what … Continue reading Week 21
"It isn't what we say or think that defines us, but what we do." - Sense and Sensibility. A New Year brings a fresh start and a lot of resolutions. The queen of to-do lists, I would have no problem making a list of all of the things I would love to do differently this … Continue reading Week 20