Category Archives: Life Musings

Musings, reflections, thoughts, links and other academic related materials.

Holding hands

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3 AM conversations

You know you are really tired when at 3 AM you talk to a six moth old baby like they are a suspect in a police investigation. The “conversation” went something like this; Baby, “waaah, waaah, waaah, waaah…” with arms and … Continue reading

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Ahh the irony of it all…

My partner has a bit of a rough hand at things that do not immediately do as she wants. For example, if she wants to open a jar of mustard and it will not open she goes, all too quickly … Continue reading

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The satisfaction of…

There are few things in life that are as satisfying as holding a fussing baby in your arms and seeing her transition from fussy to sleepy. It is simply beautiful in the peaceful nature of the transition. And then, once … Continue reading

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Dirty diapers and research scientists

In the morning when the girls wake up, my first priority is to get them out of the diapers that they have wearing since midnight or three in the morning, depending on when they last woke up for food. The thing … Continue reading

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Mountain Buggy rain cover found

Thank you Craigslist for finding us a rain cover for our Mountain Buggy stroller! Now it can rain all fall and winter because we have a cover for the stroller. Forget about Crocodile Baby and their bitchy “customer service”, Craigslist … Continue reading

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Family day in Kitsilano

Saturday was set up to be our family day. A day when my two princesses and my partner could spend together doing joyful family stuff. The initial plan was to travel to Kitsilano and walk along the promenade using the … Continue reading

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A birthday of sorts

To an individual who has not yet experienced a pregnancy or had the joy of children living with them from birth, a pregnancy is nine months long. Maybe some will say nine months and a week. However, once you have … Continue reading

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A new stroller for the twins

Today we went out and bought a stroller for our twin girls. We already have a McLaren umbrella-style stroller that we have been using on and off during the summer months. However, that stroller is really only useful in a … Continue reading

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Smiles and love

You have been awake for far too long in the night holding a crying baby, you are tired and you have a long day of work ahead outside of the house, you haven’t had a morning coffee yet, you are … Continue reading

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