availspace Available Space: April 2007

Thursday, April 26, 2007

In This House

Only 2 more months and the big release party! Have a look in side!

Just listed on etsy, blank cards!

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

The Silent Child

Lately I have had many sleepness nights and long days worrying about my son. He has always been a little different in the way he talks and sees the world. This has bothered me a bit in the past but I have always scrugged it off figuring that he was unique and that he will eventually find himself. Now, it seems, after reading and labouring over his language issues, that he is dyslexic. My heart hurts for him. I can just see the challenges that lie ahead not only for our family, but for him personally. Hearing your child say that when several people talk at the same time all he hears is noise and that the words and letters on a page seem to be jumping about, isn't quite the thing a mother wants to hear.

Can you imagine wanting to play with a group of friends and searching for the right words to say? Can you imagine when everyone is talking about a movie they saw and you say something out of context and everyone looks at you like you are completely mad? Imagine wanting to get in with the cool kids but only to find yourself sitting along because you can't follow the conversation. Did I mention that he is biligual as well? These are his struggles everyday. I made the collage above with him in mind, thinking that sometimes he just feels lost. I am looking forward to his unique interpretation.

Sunday, April 22, 2007

and more art

Friday, April 20, 2007

new work

You can see other available art on my website

Monday, April 09, 2007

Happy Easter

My favorite picture from Easter break. Here is Jonah (notice the trail of skis and poles behind him), after a fairly dramatic crash. He is fine, he was posing a bit so we could get a real effect. Yes, we got in a day of skiing and visited the hubby's relatives as well as fit in a nice dinner out without the kids.

Each time we visit Paul's childhood home, I am reminded of the simple life and how easy things were "back then". This white house was actually a schoolhouse where Paul attended grades 1-4. Now you are probably wondering how old my hubby actually is and I am sure you are guess 90, aren't you? Nope, 36 and counting! Oh, such innocence.

Noah planted some watercress and seems to proud of its success. Also, a picture of my boys on our fantabulous skiing day. happy spring!