That time I tried to be one of those Pinterest moms

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I love Pinterest. I love perusing people’s boards to see what they find inspiring. Usually I will Pin some easy recipes that I find interesting but very rarely if ever, attempt to do any of the DIY stuff.  Sometimes I wish I was one of those moms that could look at a few random items [...]

9 favourite quotes

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Every Friday for the last month, I spend 1.5 hours in a mindfulness meditation class. I had heard so many fabulous things about it beforehand and took so time in researching the right class. Personally, I haven’t really meditated before. Sure, I’ve done some yoga classes where you lie on your back for the last [...]

What if his firsts are my lasts?

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Five years ago today, I excitedly posted to Facebook that I was expecting a baby. I was thrilled. I couldn’t wait to see who this little person was who was growing inside me. I had hoped for a girl but just wanted a happy baby at the end of the day. I got my wish [...]

5 uses for Ultra Dawn dish soap besides dishes #pgmom

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You can find my big container of Ultra Dawn beside my sink beside my cleaning cloth and the paper towel. I use it to clean dishes, pots, pans, and the kitchen.Did you know that Ultra Dawn, the blue Dawn dish soap, has so many wonderful uses besides helping to clean dishes? It’s crazy actually how [...]

Life,interrupted

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Two doctors have said these four words to me recently. Four quite simple words, but words that are extremely loaded. “Go live your life” Go live my life? What exactly does that mean? When every part of your being is thrust full-time into doctors appointments, and treatments being told when everything is done to “go [...]

Donate money not a #NoHairSelfie

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The last few days my Twitter feed and Facebook page have been abuzz with posts about #NoHairSelfie. What is that you may ask? February 4 is World Cancer Day and this #NoHairSelfie movement (if you can call it that) wants people to either shave off their hair so they are bald or take a picture [...]

Breast cancer resources for young mothers

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When a young mother receives a breast cancer diagnosis, her entire life changes in that very moment. Everything as she knows it will never, ever be the same. That mother will now have to add one more task to her daily to-do list; fighting cancer. There are so many resources out there and different organizations [...]

See ya later 2015

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This is not the post I ever would have imagined writing when 2015 started. I thought I would be writing about the mundane things I did this year and reflecting on what I can do better in 2016. No one could have predicted that my little, happy life would be shaken up like it was [...]

Winter activities to do with your family

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The snow has finally arrived in Toronto! Princess Peach couldn’t control herself when she saw the snow. She wanted to lick it, touch it, throw it, roll in it and kick it. It was so sweet and innocent watching how excited she was to see the snow. Usually I grumble and complain when I see [...]

Passing on holiday traditions #PeaceOnEarth #PampersBabyPanel #giveaway

Me celebrating my first Chanukah is 1981

When I was a kid, I always looked forward to celebrating Chanukah. Every year we would gather at my Nana’s and she would have round laundry baskets filled with toys for me, my sister and my cousins. In the crazy days of Cabbage Patch dolls, my Nana even braved the crowds at Woolworths during a [...]