jeudi 31 décembre 2015

2016 Intentions

The usual:
Ask more questions.
Drink more water.
Be more mindful. (i.e. stop wasting time on Facebook and get stuff done.)
Read more. Real books. Even if it's only 10 minutes here and there. 

I also want to keep going on this decluttering journey I've started. I'm not konmari-ing to the extreme, but I do want to own fewer possessions and have a simpler life.

In 2016, I'd like to start giving babywearing workshops again. And keep leading LLL meetings, whether in O or in H.

2015 year in review

January 2015
- gave more babywearing workshops
- published a babywearing article on an American blog
- spent NYE at Lison's because MB worked at Christmas
- spent an extra week in Rimouski after the holidays because of a gas leak at the airport
- was busy busy busy at work

February 2015
- was still crazy busy at work trying to finish stuff up before leaving
- gave more babywearing workshops
- worked on my LLL leader application
- soooooooo tired!

March 2015
- spent time helping Emily breastfeed her new baby
- gave a few more babywearing workshops
- attended my boss's retirement party
- started my mat leave five weeks in advance 

April 2015
- nested and spent time with X
- had a baby

May 2015
- MB went back to work
- first outing with both kids alone (he Great Glebe Garage Sale!)
- we lost our tenants, and found new ones (who ended up canceling on us at the last minute, at the end of July)

June 2015
- gave a presentation at the OBG Big Meetup
- spent time at the park with Crystal and Isla
- flew to the Georgian Bay to spend a week with Syb and Gail

July 2015
- came back exhausted from our "vacation"
- stayed mostly home, and went to the park, for the three weeks that MB was away
- went to Jazmine's wedding anniversary party
- went to Rimouski at the end of the month (chalet), did NOT have a good time

August 2015
- Ashleigh and Meaghan visit from NL!
- had M's tongue and lip ties revised
- mentioned moving to H to MB

September 2015
- visited houses in H
- bought a new house!
- became a LLL leader

October 2015
- packed up and moved to a different city!

November 2015
- unpack and then leave for three weeks in Halifax

December 2015
- visit to Rimouski
- early Christmas in H with family, and then Christmas Eve in Warwick. Dropped MB off at the airport on Christmas Day!

What a year!

mercredi 1 janvier 2014

2014 Intentions

Projects for 2014

-drink a different decaf hot beverage every morning/day
(different coffees, London fog, different teas...)
-transfer recipes to Paprika app
-make my own breakfast cereal
-try rock climbing
-become a LLL leader? 

-drink more water
-read more books!
-ask more questions (same goal as last yr and the yr before)
-clean up/pick up after myself more consistently
-make eating junk food a *special* occasion
-stop buying sugary cereal (make my own)
-make weekly meal plans
-help moms breastfeed and wear their babies

mercredi 18 septembre 2013

Les mots.

"Il ne faudrait pas dire qu'on «se bat contre le cancer» puisque effectivement, ça donne l'impression que les gens qui en décèdent ne se sont pas assez battus. Ce n'est pas vrai, ce n'est qu'une illusion de pouvoir."

- tiré d'un commentaire sur le texte "Les mots" dans Urbania. Texte partagé par MF.

lundi 1 avril 2013

52 Lists: Week One

Prompts from here:

"Words That Touch Your Soul"


mercredi 20 mars 2013

FW: "bisous de Papa"

From: Mathieu Bélanger []
Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 12:21 PM
To: Kim Lacroix
Subject: Re: "bisous de Papa"

Envoie moi pas des affaires de même quand je suis en public: c'est gênant de partir à pleurer en pleine physio... :)

Le mardi 11 décembre 2012, Kim Lacroix a écrit :
Tellement cute comme idée : mettre 21 petits bonbons dans un pot pour que Xavier compte les jours jusqu'à ce que Papa revienne du travail!

mardi 19 mars 2013

Proust Questionnaire

What is your idea of happiness? Feeling loved and appreciated
Where would you most like to live? Somewhere warm, with no bugs, close to water, away from big cities
What is your favorite virtue?
What are your favorite qualities in a man?
What are your favorite qualities in a woman?
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your biggest weakness?
What do you enjoy doing most?
What is your most marked characteristic?
What is your idea of misery?
If not yourself, who would you like to be?
What is your favorite color and flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite writers?
Who are your favorite poets?
Who are your favorite artists?
Who are your favorite musicians?
Who are your favorite heroes and heroines in fiction?
Who are the heroes and heroines in your life?
Who are your favorite heroes and heroines in history?
What is your favorite food and drink?
What are your favorite names?
What do you most dislike?
Which historical figures do you most dislike?
What event in history do you most admire?
What social movement do you most admire?
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
How would you like to die?
What is your present state of mind?
What is your biggest pet peeve?
Which fault in others do you most easily tolerate?
Which fault in yourself do you most easily tolerate?
What is your motto? Ask more questions.
Le principal trait de mon caractère?
La qualité que je désire chez un homme?
La qualité que je préfère chez une femme?
Ce que j'apprécie le plus chez mes amis?
Mon principal défaut?
Mon occupation préférée?
Mon rêve de bonheur?
Quel serait mon plus grand malheur?
Ce que je voudrais être?
Le pays où je désirerais vivre?
La couleur que je préfère?
La fleur que j'aime?
L'oiseau que je préfère?
Mes auteurs favoris en prose?
Mes poètes préférés?
Mes héros favoris dans la fiction?
Mes héroïnes favorites dans la fiction?
Mes compositeurs préférés?
Mes peintres favoris?
Mes héros dans la vie réelle?
Mes héroïnes dans l'histoire?
Mes noms favoris?
Ce que je déteste par-dessus tout?
Caractères historiques que je méprise le plus?
Le fait militaire que j'estime le plus?
La réforme que j'admire le plus?
Le don de la nature que je voudrais avoir?
Comment j'aimerais mourir?
État présent de mon esprit?
Fautes qui m'inspirent le plus d'indulgence?
Ma devise?