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Christmas 100 Years Ago: Being Thankful

It is so easy to take things for granted these days.  We get so focussed on what we don’t have and we forget about what we do have.  A quick look back is a big reminder of that. On the radio today they decided to take a look at the top items children wished for … Continue reading

Why We Are Not Giving Gifts This Christmas

I started working when I was sixteen. Unlike my friends who spent money on nights out partying, dinners or vacations I always believed in spending my money on tangible items. Objects I could hold on to, that would serve me like a sweater that would keep me warm or a car that would get me … Continue reading

Holiday Survival Series: Christmas Shopping With Kids

Around this time of year the Game of Diapers gets a little more intense.  While the holiday season is fun and festive it can also be stressful and full of headaches.  This series will give you some helpful tips and tricks for not only surviving your holidays but winning the game. It seems every person … Continue reading

How To Tell If A Toy Is For Boys Or Girls

I don’t know about you, but I am definitely thinking about what to get people to for Christmas. If you are shopping for kids and need some help here is something you might find useful.

Why The “Terrible Twos” Weren’t Terrible At All

As my son is about to turn four and the girl’s are starting to creep towards two, I am caught between the memory of what was two and what is to be two (times 2).  Here was my take on it the first time around. Everyone hears about it. Even before I had kids, I … Continue reading

Decluttering You Life: What’s In Your Purse?

Growing up I always used to tell my mom “your purse is not your briefcase” (something I heard on Oprah). She was always toting around a big heavy bag, that seemed to me to be full of stuff she didn’t need. There have been reports of how carrying a heavy purse can give women back … Continue reading

On Growing Up (Them and Me)

Having a child really shows you how quickly time goes by.  They change and grow so fast that you really learn to value every moment because you realize how fleeting they are.  Still, even the best of us can get surprised. Yesterday I was out walking the dogs with the kids (to see what that … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: Father of the Year!

This was hubs taking care of the girls at our family Christmas Eve party. I didn’t even know he had ended up with both babies (I think I was off eating) until an uncle sent me the picture.

The Many Colours of 2013: A Year of Hairstyles

Since the year is coming to an end, I thought that it would be fun to put together a little montage of my ever changing hair. Last new year’s eve it was light brown and now it is blonde (the pics are in reverse chronological order so newest to oldest).  To see my changing hair from … Continue reading

Merry Christmas From A Game of Diapers

Wishing you and your family the very best this holiday season.


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