Thursday, June 21, 2007

Has this day finally come?




I've been afraid to write about this for the past three days, even though it has REALLY happened, seems to be true and I am not imagining it.


Kiki has been going on the potty. Every time.


I know what you are thinking...you are thinking, "But Gemma, aren't you rushing things? I mean, he is only 4 and a half years old?"


And you'd be right. The good news is that he does still poop in his pants (I'm so lucky, aren't I, that he saves that pleasure for me to clean :)


Maybe, juuuuust maybe, we might have him really and truly going on the potty for everything by the end of the summer.


Hey, a girl can dream, can't she?

Monday, June 18, 2007

What to do....




Summer is almost here and the living is....lonely. We don't know anybody yet, which sort of sucks.


Father's Day was a tad quieter than we would normally expect since we know...nobody. But hey, we are beginning to learn where the good Fish'n'Chip shops are. We have yet to find good Chinese food, although Hope Springs Eternal. Apparently all the Chinese food I've eaten up to now in my life has been from people from different parts of China than have immigrated here to Canada. The Nasty Panda down the block is just too foul for words, and the Stanky Panda over a few streets also sucks.


On a different note, we are all registered for school here. Now, if only I can survive until school starts....

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

A word about our title...

So yesterday, myself and the kids are tooling around in Big Blue, shopping and spending money (two things I do VERY well) and from the backseat, Blythe pops out with the question, "So why do they have to put a Maple Leaf on everything?"

"Well, we live in Canada now, Honey," I sagely observe. "And Canadians are very proud of their country. Since the Maple Leaf is their symbol, they want you to know how proud they are of it."

"Yeah, but why do they have to put a Maple Leaf on everything?"