Today at lunch, “a minor upset” turned into “a major upset” for me … like sitting on my bedroom floor and just having a good old cry kind of major upset … A few too many “demands,” coupled with some complaints about “flat” soup and no carrots in the veggie bowl, followed by a too… Continue reading I See You
Here’s the link for the latest episode of the Our Life Well Lived Podcast ... https://anchor.fm/leanne-hintz/episodes/Whats-Next-enulle After finishing off three “big” things this week ... a life planning book club, publishing my second book of 2020 (it’s available on Amazon), and a 12-week read aloud program for kids ... I’m already wondering what’s next ...
Today, it seems I am one of THOSE moms ... you know ... the ones who buy their kids hot lunch at school, but proceed to pack them a lunch anyway ... One of THOSE moms who don’t actually look at the calendar to get things straight first, and don’t even really figure it all… Continue reading One of THOSE Moms
Cambri gets in on the creative action over here as well ... She loves to colour, paint, use stickers, glue, and cut ... Here are a few of her recent creations: Cambri’s Creations Our favourite website for colouring pictures is supercoloring.com! Tons of options to choose from and super printer-friendly!
Recently, I was given a little gift … not the material-type that you might be imagining (like the four-slice toaster I hope to get for my birthday … kidding, but not kidding :), but a gift nonetheless … It is NOT my job to make my children happy. 10 little words spoken over the phone… Continue reading A Little Gift
A week or so ago, I sat down with a blank piece of paper. I drew a large circle in the middle, then wrote the words “My Circle of Control” along the top edge. This was something I knew I had to take a few minutes to sit down and work on … My recent… Continue reading Our Circle of Control
It’s been 70 days since schools announced their closure ... the day I panicked a little knowing that life as I knew it … was OVER … I’ve heard myself describe that day many times as “a shedding” of an old life … a “molting” of sorts … Now, it’s been 70 days of doing… Continue reading I’m Not Ready
So here we are, in the middle of a pandemic … it’s been 56 days since the schools in Saskatchewan closed … that’s eight weeks of social-distancing … 56 days (or more) without seeing extended family … eight weeks without seeing any friends … 56 days of homeschooling … eight weeks at home … 56… Continue reading What Do You Want the Story to Be?
*I share this today ... not for pity ... but for my fellow moms, who could easily draft their own lists of ALL THE THINGS ... TO DO LIST Keep the house “guest-ready” Make sure you’re “presentable” Straighten your hair Put on some make up Serve nutritious meals to your family - morning, noon, and… Continue reading All the Things
Yesterday, we laid my maternal grandmother to rest ... a simple ceremony back in her (and my mom's) hometown. The weather was ominous, as is so typical for a funeral it seems. Cool temperatures, cloudy skies, and even pelting rain and snow marked the day. As we gathered around my grandmother's headstone where her ashes… Continue reading Laid to Rest