Tags archives: School

  • Humble Pie

  • I am going to answer the questions that some of you have sent my way - all interesting ones and luckily all ones that are sharing-appropriate, but then this happened today: I don't know how it's possible but this one photo just highlights, for me at least, everything that we love about Lily's school experience. I[...]
  • Torn

  • I was getting all ready to write a post about how we've been watching in amazement as Lily becomes this smiley, giggly little girl; how she is overcoming her aversion to using her hands with so much speed that we can barely keep up with her; how I no longer feel slighted when she stops doing whatever cute thing she was[...]
  • 3 Weeks Down, A Lifetime to Go

  • We've officially made it to the end of the 3rd week of school. I had hoped to update before this, but there have been a few other things occupying my mind and time, but I'm hoping that with this update all of these things will start coming together. I would like to be able to say that we got through the first three[...]
  • Up Up and Away

  • The last few days have felt like an incredible roller coaster, but the good kind for once: the dips have lead right into these amazing highs that have sent shivers up our spines with hopefulness and finally culminated in today. It was Lily's first day of Junior Kindergarten.  It wasn't perfect, not by a long shot.  [...]
  • Looking Forward

  • The snow just keeps piling up and all I want to do is bury my body under 6 layers of blankets and my head in an amazing book, but already the sounds of September and school are starting to call. A little background here.  When Lily was first placed with us, we had found an amazing preschool, here in Toronto, that woul[...]