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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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I am sure I am not alone in thinking the weekends pass far too quickly and are far too packed with errands, chores and laundry to be considered downtime. Now that I am a parent I think weekends pass at warp speed and often wonder on Monday morning sitting at my desk if it actually [...]

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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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Ever notice that the truly miserable curmudgeons of this world don’t just dislike the happy and joyful, they despise them! It seems that nothing grates on the nerves of those affected than the cheery smile and warm, affable manner of one who is truly happy in their own skin. I’ve found that they make a [...]

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Okay, so you’ve caught me! Sussed me out and my hidden secret love affair has been revealed: I am addicted to alphabet books! I love the novel and the artsy, I love the sweet ones and the books that have animal pictures and I even love the one that contains nothing but hockey references! These [...]

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This post will be late there’s just now way around it. You see I went out tonight with my hubby for a micro-date (in between working, childcare and everything else this is how we do it!) How did we spend our micro-date together? Well, with Jim Cuddy! Before you start calling children’s aid, there were [...]

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Ever notice how some people seem to live in the land of “Waiting for When”? I’ll be happy when I find the perfect partner/coolest job/lose the extra 10 pounds/make more money? Or… I’m waiting for the perfect time or occasion to use the “good” dishes/wear that dress/write that novel/start my own business/have a baby/tell someone [...]

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One of the first things people ask when I say my daughter is now 14 months is: “Is she walking yet?” (My fabulous and childless friend, Shirley, has been asking me this question since Emmerson was six months!) “Almost” is how I often reply. She is so close I know it will happen any day! [...]

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