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JOMO: The Joy Of Missing Out

“I’ll see you tomorrow at Jake’s birthday,” I casually commented to one of the moms after preschool last Friday. “Oh, I can’t be bothered to rush to the toy store to buy some stupid piece of plastic for a kid I hardly know and then plan my…

July 17, 2017

All You Need Is Love

My husband and I will be married 10 years this October.  TEN years!!!  When I got married at the ripe age of 23, I thought marriage would definitely be “tough”, but mostly believed it would be full of sunshine, roses and glitter.  I must…

July 13, 2017
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Mom Dating

Making new mom friends isn’t always easy. Actually, it’s a lot like dating. You fear rejection. You want to have chemistry with that new mom you meet at mommy and me class. You want her to like you. Will her friends like you? What…

July 12, 2017
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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 a girl’s trip. Yippeee! Full disclosure in case you didn’t…

July 10, 2017
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What Day Is It? No Seriously…

Anyone without kids who think they know true exhaustion can suck it. I say this with love, but also with a straight face. I have never known the depths of exhaustion until I had kids. I knew what it was like to not sleep…

July 7, 2017
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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, snored like a freight train for the better part of…

July 5, 2017
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Sleep Is For Suckers

  I’m currently hiding under a blanket in my son’s room writing this. I swear I wasn’t always this crazy…but not sleeping through the night for fourteen months can do that to a person. Before you assume…it’s not my one year old waking me…

June 8, 2017
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My Lovely Lady Lumps

  A few weeks ago, I asked my husband to start taking more photos of me with the kiddos. I had started to notice that while I had lovely photos of my parents, siblings, husband and friends with my kids, I had very few…

June 7, 2017
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Wall Of Shame

It happens every year, how do I not see it coming? (Cause if I did, I would prepare my kid like he’s cramming for the SATs and then brace myself). On Mother’s Day, like clockwork, a bunch of questions are posed to our unsuspecting…

June 6, 2017
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Self Love

  I grew up in a feminist household. My mum was a highly regarded published chemist who constantly endured the battle of the sexes in an industry that was dominated by men. She instilled in me a value of self worth and was a…

May 29, 2017