Monthly Archives: December 2010

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

Christmas…I love it! The season, the songs, the food, the celebrations…all that it is and stands for. Unfortunatley, Christmas day this year was marred somewhat by some super bug I caught somewhere! So, Christmas Day was spent sleeping, vomiting and … Continue reading

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Canadian Cousins

Last Wednesday, Cathie and I took the boys to a little Christmas party for all the ‘cousins’ on the Lapointe side of the family. When I say ‘cousins’, I mean all Caleb’s cousins’ little ones. Last time we were here … Continue reading

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Lachie turns 3…

Today my little man is 3! 3! Where have those 3 years gone? Lachie was my little Christmas miracle. He was born at 9pm on Christmas Eve, and I couldn’t have asked for a better present that year. Childbirth is an amazing … Continue reading

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Santa…

This year, for the first time, I am more aware of Lachie’s understanding of ‘Santa’. At the shops the other day he saw a hockey mask, which he loved. We told him that he couldn’t get it (knowing that Uncle … Continue reading

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Narnia…

This morning it is snowing outside..light, fluffy flakes that just seem to drift down so effortlessly. It is incredibly beautiful, and something so foreign to home that it never ceases to enchant me. Every time we drive into Lachlan Lane … Continue reading

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A quick update!

I thought I’d give a quick update on what we have been up to, since my last post! We spent the weekend in Brockville – for those of you who don’t know, this is where Caleb lived for 7 years. … Continue reading

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#2 Lesson from Canada

In Winter, never assume you can go anywhere! The weather channel in Canada, is probably the most watched station around. Why? you Aussie’s ask – well, because everything depends on it! On Saturday, Caleb was going to drive to Toronto for the night to … Continue reading

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Snow, a museum and a birthday…

As I write this I am sitting in front of a fire, watching Caleb and Grandpa pull Lachie around outside on his little sled. He has come off a few times, but is still going – so I assume loving … Continue reading

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# 1 Lesson from Canada

So today I learnt a simple lesson…never leave wipes in the car whilst in Canada! Why you ask? Today, it was -12, and that was at midday! I went to change Hamish’s nappy, whilst out at lunch. I took the … Continue reading

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Oh Canada…

Well, we have arrived! It is wonderful to finally be here…a long flight and 4 very tired people later, we made it! Things always seem worse in your head – and this journey was no exception (or maybe, subconciously we … Continue reading

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