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    Mom Stuff Parenting

    Don’t Hold Back

    Have you heard of “redshirting?” I first came across the idea while I was trying to get pregnant with my first baby. Back then, I still thought I had a say in the universe’s…

    March 15, 2018
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    Getting Real…with Myself

    Hey Motherluckers, how I’ve missed you! Don’t get it twisted – I’ve been following along. I’ve been reading with you, laughing, feeling inspired and feeling a sense of belonging – exactly what the Motherlucker…

    February 15, 2018
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    Mom Stuff

    It Takes A Village

    “It takes a village”. This is undoubtedly one of the more clichéd parenting slogans, and yet I believe that it holds an abundance of truth. “How Mum, How in the world did you have…

    January 5, 2018
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    Being Ok With The Now

    I was picking Sebastian up from school and ran into a beloved history teacher. He has taught for nearly 50 years and reminds me of Robin William’s character in Dead Poets society. He is…

    November 6, 2017
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    Mom Stuff Parenting

    Preschool & Pacifiers

    I didn’t think she was ready. She only just turned two, after all. My husband begged to differ. She’s smart, curious and in need of more social interaction, he argued. I saw his point,…

    October 31, 2017
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    Mom Stuff

    Flyin’ Solo

    I recently experienced – for the first time – that guttural, sad, holy-cow-I-miss-him-already, can-your-dad-take-care-of-you-like-me feeling that most moms get when they leave their kids for the first time. And by leave, I mean for…

    July 10, 2017
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    Advice Mom Stuff

    Traveling Circus

    When my first baby was 4 months old, my husband and I took him from Vancouver to Australia. He didn’t make a peep for the entire 15-hour flight. My husband, on the other hand,…

    July 5, 2017
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    Advice Mom Stuff

    The Nanny Pursuit

    Finding a nanny is some serious biz-nass. So much so, I could write a book about it, and I feel like one of the lucky ones! I mean, you are basically recruiting a total…

    June 12, 2017