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I have a theory that the world is a place of light and the dark only exists to remind us of what an abundantly beautiful world we live in. Like a game of peek-a-boo teaches babies about the idea of permanence; disease, death, sickness, trial and tribulation exist to make us stop and take stock [...]

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Today we presented a fellow pregnant colleague with a baby gift as tomorrow is her last day in the office (this is the second one to go this year –I swear there is something in our water!) I just love baby showers. I think I love the shopping for them most of all (I offered [...]

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March 22 is World Water Day which was created by the UN General Assembly for reflecting on and celebrating one of our more precious resources; water. Many people work to conserve water, some work on initiatives to ensure that al l around the world people have access to clean water and many more are just [...]

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I have never been a girly girl. I’ve never been into frilly things, unicorns or becoming a princess when I was little (at least as far as I remember it). Hair bows, sweet dresses, doll houses, flowery patterns, make-up and nail polish just didn’t interest me as much as other things did.  I was more [...]

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My high school was a huge brown building with loads of kids and very few windows. It was a place that was both formidable and exciting to a young whippersnapper at the tender age when we leave the cushiness of elementary school behind and become thrust into teenage life.   Once you arrived you learned [...]

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When I was pregnant with my daughter I was convinced I was having a boy.  I thought the hormones coursing through my veins and body meant that I was one with the growing being inside of me and that I could feel him. So confident was I, that I bought boy’s clothes (or more unisex [...]

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I was asked by a friend the other day if I could recommend a great Canadian-authored title to introduce the topic of siblings and I was embarrassed to experience what some refer to as a “brain fart” (hey, I didn’t coin the term). I couldn’t think of one that stood out and so I just [...]

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If you are like me and I think I am like most, Sunday is a welcome day of rest and repose but also a day of fretting. As soon as the light peaks through the blinds and I am up, I start thinking about all the things I need to accomplish on this day off [...]

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This weekend in Canada is Thanksgiving weekend. A time to reflect on all we have to be grateful for and to share it with loved ones. Today we had turkey feast # 1 and are still full from the wonderful meal and great time. The Mouse fell asleep in the car, stayed asleep during our [...]

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On my way into work today, a young woman to my peripheral left caught my attention. She was carrying a skateboard and I thought “you don’t see that very often” and I was immediately intrigued. From the ankles up she could’ve been any other young urban professional slogging it to work; non-descript grey pants, button [...]

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