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I am slowly realizing that having child(ren) means that things get done in fits and spurts including blogging. In my defence, I did have a rather busy week including caring for a very sick toddler while desperately trying to convince myself that I am not in fact sick as well (who has the time right?!)  [...]

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Sometimes the universe just comes together and things click.  I was up at 3 this morning just being pregnant (i.e. meaning that I needed to eat RIGHT THEN) and began trolling my social media when I saw a Facebook update on the book launch of The Never Weres by Fiona Smyth (ISBN: 97815545152843, Annick Press, [...]

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Sometimes the concepts of freedom and sacrifice are hard for me to grasp. Being one of the fortunate few to grow up in a place where I (largely) can say, do, think, dress, behave, walk, talk and believe what I want I suppose I could never understand the idea of being censored or moreover being [...]

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When I found out I was pregnant (or to be all politically correct when we found out we were pregnant, although I was doing all the work!) I made a conscious decision that no matter what gender (or any physical, cognitive or other limitation) I would ensure my child knew that they could do whatever [...]

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Today is the ninth anniversary of as 9-11, when two planes crashed purposefully into the World Trade Centre in New York, killing thousands, affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands directly and shaking the foundation of nearly everyone in the world. Most of us mark this anniversary by remembering where we were and what we [...]

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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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What a gorgeous day today was; the sun was shining, the birds chirping and a slight warm breeze was in the air. I had big plans for the day; to get to Toronto Public Book Bash, to visit with family, to ensure I read a comic book in public today (as it was the 1st [...]

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I really believe in the saying “to each his own” and although I don’t get some people’s proclivities I try my best to understand and that’s just me. My friend/colleague, M, told me that he was planning to attend FanExpo today and some of the events this weekend which coincidentally are happening right across the [...]

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