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A Day In the Life

I’ve been meaning to write this post for weeks (OK fine, months) and the fact that I haven’t had time to do so yet is kind of perfect, actually. It’s fitting that the only time I’ve had time to write about our life is when a big piece of it is missing. Olive’s at her dad’s and I finally have some silence. Some space and room to think.

Each time I thought of sitting down to write this post I’d remember eight other articles that had to be completed first and on the rare occasions when my writing slate was clear I’d sit here and wonder what the hell a typical day in our life even looks like these days.

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Motherhood, Olive

The Love Bug

I’m sure that it’s written somewhere that you shouldn’t rank Mother’s Day celebrations. Not only because it’s crass but also because it suggests that each year’s events should outdo the last for the express purpose of being more and better instead of being reflective of any true sentiment. 

But um, if one were forced to rank them, I would have to admit that I think Mother’s Day 2017 was my favourite yet.

To back up this incredibly bold assertion I think I could basically just post the following picture and be done with it:

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Humour, Olive

Squirrels, Snakes, and A Cat Named El Chapo

Squirrels, Snakes, and a Cat Named El Chapo - SweetMadeleine.ca

Squirrel Art Print Watercolour Painting by Water In My Paint on Etsy

A few weeks ago I told Olive that she could keep a squirrel as a pet. I promise it’s not as crazy as it sounds (although certain family members would vocally disagree with that last statement).

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