Tag Archives: teenagers

The Sounds of Summer

This past weekend was Victoria Day up here in The Great White North. It’s a national holiday and the kick-off to Summer (in Canada, Summer gets a capital “S” – it’s that important to us). Victoria Day is a Canadian … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies

With a 14-year-oldĀ  boy and a 16-year-old girl under the same roof, we definitely need an early warning system.

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Sunday Funnies

This pretty much sums up the Madhouse now that the kids have become teenagers.

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ISPs and Final Exams

The end of Rian’s first semester of high school is quickly drawing to a close. Exams start on Friday and carry into next week. She’s finished all her projects for her technology class (I think she has drafting for this … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Girl Child

It’s another big day in the Madhouse. Rian turns 15 today. I can hardly believe it. In honour of her special day I am going to share her birth story with you. Warning: not everyone will enjoy this, but her … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Boy Child

Today is a monumental day in the Madhouse. Today, Alexi turns 13. In honour of his special day I am going to share his birth story with you. Warning: not everyone will enjoy this, but hey, that’s life. It was … Continue reading

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