I took Frances and Pink Cup Sister to see Moana this afternoon with their aunt and cousins. Frances had a great time and really enjoyed the movie, the popcorn and the chocolate. An added bonus? The chair easily allowed Frances to rock when she needed to do so. It was a great way to spendContinue reading “The little things”
We were waiting for Frances’s school recital to begin last night, and Frances was running all through the auditorium to get out some energy. Frances has the most energy of any child I’ve ever met: she doesn’t seem to experience sleepiness. (This will come in handy at university if she’s staying up all night toContinue reading “Before the recital”
While waiting for an appointment on Friday, I glanced down at a magazine to see what Frances happened to be reading: The article is actually a synopsis of sorts of a book of the selfsame title, but, at first glance, I was a little shocked. 🙂 (A teachable moment: I spoke with her about theContinue reading “Some reading material…”
Frances loves routines in general, but there’s one that she dreads: waiting in reception areas to see a medical professional. From occupational therapy, behavioural therapy, developmental pediatrician, speech therapy, and ABA sessions to private social group, dentist, and the good ol’ family doctor once in a while — we’ve had dozens of appointments since FrancesContinue reading “Lots of time “
I spend much time sketching, and I end up filling more than one sketchbook in a month. My sketching is often just comics featuring my family or whatever I happen to be thinking about. (This morning, I sketched all of the CBC journalists that I could remember because I was listening to a Canadian newsContinue reading “Christmas 2016 update”
Frances: During a zombie apocalypse be sure to pack tons of chocolate, right?
As it turned out, this week, Frances decided to ride another horse (B) for her lesson. She told her instructor that she wanted to try a smaller horse and, actually, she really has wanted to know what riding another horse would be like. B’s a very responsive, energetic horse who is very much unlike theContinue reading “A horse is a horse, of course”