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Throwback Thuraday: Should You Give Your Baby the Flu Shot?

Whether to vaccinate your children has become a controversial topic these days.  In my area, children cannot start school unless they are vaccinated and for the record, as a Health and Safety professional, I am pro vaccination.  Yet, when it comes to the flu shot, I have been undecided for years. Last week we were … Continue reading

But Why Can’t They Start School?

I am dealing with the arbitrary school cut off date and it makes me sad. Everyone said that with twins I could expect them to come early. So many people, in fact, I believed them. So when I ended up being induced it was now January and we had skipped the school cut off for … Continue reading

The F Word

There have been times in my life when I swore more than others depending on my friends, what television I was watching, books I was reading, my job etc. But since I had kids I managed to leave any vestiges of trucker mouth behind me…. So fast forward until now and I find myself dropping … Continue reading

Being an Older Mom

Recently, Janet Jackson announced that she is pregnant at 49. Good for her, I think that’s great but it got me thinking,   “until what age would I have kids?” I had my first child at 30 and I am now pregnant with #4 at 36 and let me tell you, there is a huge difference. … Continue reading

Going to Dinner Without Your Newborn

Recently Chrissy Teigen and Her husband John Legend came under fire for going out to dinner while their three week old daughter Luna stayed home. So, of course I had to add in my two cents on this (and please share yours in the comments section). Is it wrong to leave your newborn for a … Continue reading

Parents Guide to Communication with an Adolescent

Ah, the teenage years. I have blocked mine out and luckily my kids aren’t there yet but I definitely want to be prepared. I hope you enjoy today’s guest post by one of our favorite guests Lee Flynn. Parents Guide to Effective Communication with an Adolescent When parents argue with their adolescent kids, it does … Continue reading

My ever increasing grocery bill

That moment when you get to the cash register and realize you have spent $450 dollars for what you hope is two weeks worth of groceries. I shop sales, clip coupons, use my |PC Points and get my groceries at the Real Canadian Superstore (which I think has the best prices for what I need) but it … Continue reading

Now that I am a mother I can’t watch the news

Have you ever noticed that since you had kids, news stories involving children or even TV fiction hits you a lot harder in the heart? I am a very emotional and sensitive person and I always have been. I feel things deeply and often tear up over stories I read on Facebook that other people … Continue reading

So are you having any more kids?

Sigh. The question. The worst question. When I first went back to work after the twins I was asked this a lot. In fact, I even wrote a post about it. Then things died down and I started a new job so people stopped asking (it’s kind of a given you don’t ttc during practicum/probation … Continue reading

The Meaning of a lady bug

So as I mentioned hubs and I went away to Niagara Falls for his birthday. Well we went for dinner and had a few drinks and just like back when we were dating, we inevitably got into a fight. I had tears streaming down my face and I felt like the entire weekend was ruined. … Continue reading

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