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Get a SIN number for your baby (if you live in Canada).

I know, it sounds silly. Why should my baby get a social insurance number when they won’t be working for a long time? I understand. I didn’t get mine until I was 16 and decided I wanted a part time job (in fact I got it behind my mother back…but that’s another story!). Well there … Continue reading

Thank god for Tim Hortons Iced Coffee!

Why “sleep when the baby sleeps” is not good advice.

Okay, before I start, I do understand the root of this advice. I mean things need to get done and since caring for a newborn will eat up your days it is very tempting to do chores, eat or have a shower if they dose off. However, I think it was my undoing.with my son. … Continue reading


Happy 12 Weeks!

Sleeping Positions

Almost three months old. Where are we now?

Now that the girls are almost three months let’s look at some of the things they can do (so you know what to expect, give or take). June: -can hold head up -can hold shoulders up -can sit up while holding on to me -can “talk” -can sleep 3-4 hours a stretch -loves to smile … Continue reading

March 27 2013

June is only 11 weeks old but she has already figured out touching the screen of my smartphone can do things! I told her no long distance calls 🙂

Everything’s comin up smiles

Save money on your credit card

I have to thank the advice of budgeting guru Gail Vaz Oxlade. On her show Til Debt Do Us Part she advised couples to call their credit card company and ask for a lower interest rate. “You can do that?!” I thought. “No way!” I mean why would they do that? But, I spoke to … Continue reading


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