Category Archives: Sensory play

The River (Part 2) – On the road and under the ice

About 3 times a year (maybe more now that we make our own bread), we take a trip East to La Seigneurie St-Roch-des-Aulnaies, a grain mill dating back to 1739 and still producing flour today. Why do we drive over … Continue reading

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A week-end full of everything but blogging

Good morning all, I was supposed to sit down this week-end and really start writing down our plans for the gardens this year and all the lovely varieties we were going to grow, but the week-end got away from me … Continue reading

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Warm and slow Sunday

We were on the road much of the day yesterday. A round trip to Montreal for a little bit of Christmas shopping and some time with my sister and our niece. We are so lucky to have little people that … Continue reading

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364 days and our first sensory bin

Tomorrow, my little man turns 1 year old. I’m not sure I quite realize it yet. Seems just weeks ago he weighed 6 lbs and was coming home from the hospital. Well, my now 24 lbs 30 inch terror is … Continue reading

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Winter blues and spring rainbows – Gratitude

So it’s official. I think I’m suffering from the winter blues. I am usually very good with winters, liking them even. But this year, I don’t know if it’s the really cold weather, my daughter’s refusal to walk when we … Continue reading

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Get messy!

Little soap box moment, I hope you’ll jump in with me. I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid, getting messy was part of growing up… I have vague memories of eating dirt and playing with my … Continue reading

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