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Improve Your Home Without Spending A Dime

Does your living room look like a toys R us catalogue threw up? Do you find yourself feeling uneasy in your living room? Does your kitchen look more like disaster area than a place you would actually like to eat food? If you answered yes to any of these questions read on to find out … Continue reading

Looking In The Mirror: Ending The Cycle Of Parental Judgement

It never ceases to amaze me how much judgement goes on in the parenting community.  Even the tiniest decisions become controversial and anyone is willing to judge you based solely on what they see or the very limited amount of information they know about you. Rather than simply complaining about it or telling people to … Continue reading

Top 10: Myths and Facts About Parenting

I am feeling a little precocious today so I wrote a (somewhat sarcastic) top 10 about some common parenting myths (with a few added bonus ones). Please feel free to add your own in the comments section since there really are so many to talk about. 1. We need to have a lot of money … Continue reading

I Am Making A Pledge To Hug My Children Part 2

So here is the follow-up on my pledge to hug my children.  If you missed the first article click here to catch up. I Am Making A Pledge To Hug My Children. Did you know? The average length of a hug between two people is 3 seconds. But researchers have discovered something fantastic. When a … Continue reading

I Am Making A Pledge To Hug My Children

When your child is behaving badly, why not give them a hug instead of getting angry with them?  The power of touch and love is an amazing thing and if they are acting out there is probably something wrong so why not fix it instead of making it worse? It’s so much easier to express … Continue reading

How To Raise Kids That Are Not Praise Junkies

If you follow my blog you may know that I am currently working on me, and as I work on me, and working on being a better parent is part of that.  I hope to share with you some of the nuggets of wisdom I gain along my quest.  This article is about one of … Continue reading

Answers to Common Questions about Being a Working Mom

Now that I am back at work people are always me “what is it like working full-time with three kids?”  After giving several different answers I finally settled on not good, not bad, just busy! In reality, the question is a very complex one, with a multitude of factors to consider, and a huge variety … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Girls! Things I Learned From My First Year With Twins

The girls will be one year old tomorrow and that means that I survived our first year with twins and a toddler (now 3). I would like to share with you some of the wisdom that comes from playing the game of diapers. 1. The biggest obstacles you face are the ones that exist in … Continue reading

525,600 Minutes: Happy Anniversary To My Blog!

Who knew that last New Years eve as I lied on the couch at 3am (tired and 38 weeks pregnant with twins) that the blog I decided to start on my smart phone would have become this. I have now been blogging for a whole year (minus one three-week break) and I have enjoyed it … Continue reading

What Is It Like When Your Water Breaks?

In reality, most women go into labour before their water breaks. I read that only 1 in 10 women will have their water break at the onset of labour.  In fact, when I was pregnant with my first, this was the fact I told everyone.  “It’s not like on television at all” I would say, … Continue reading


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