Tracking family time with Project Smart Furniture

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“Time spent with family is worth every second” -Unknown Life as a parent to two young kids is busy. Life as a parent is busy. Period. For my family, we are four people in four different places during the week. After a day at work, school and daycare, we all have a variety of other [...]

Two years ago today, a breast ultrasound changed my life

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Feb 27,2005 will forever be the day that my life changed. You see a few days earlier in Feb 2015 I went to see the doctor.  Not my doctor because she was already gone. But I went to see her associate. At the beginning of January I had discovered a lump on the top of [...]

Ordinary People doing Extraordinary Things- Jamie

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When I put a call out for stories about ordinary people doing extraordinary things, I made the assumption that people would be writing about other people who made an impact or went that extra mile or how people are doing things to make the world a better place. And then Jamie contacted me telling me [...]

First day of work after 22 months

My So-Called Mommy Life back to work after cancer

I could hardly sleep Sunday night because when I woke up on Monday morning, my life as I knew it, would be changing. My “cancer” leave was done and after 22 months of NOT working, I went back to work. But, I didn’t return to my old job. I found something new. A new job [...]

Welcoming 2017 with open arms!

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2017 is finally here! And I’m welcoming it with open arms. I am so ready for 2017. Let me explain. 2015 was the year that my life got sidetracked with my breast cancer diagnosis. I was diagnosed in March and completed active treatment by the end of November of the same year. After I finished [...]

Ordinary People doing Extraordinary Things- Nathalie

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I had an idea about two months ago that I want to share stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things on my blog.  I am so lucky that Nathalie is the first person featured in this series! If you would like to take part in this series, please send me an email at info@mysocalledmommylife.com. No [...]

Chanukah books to read to your kids

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My mom has kept loads of my favourite books when I was a little kid. Last year when I was looking through them, I came across a book that I received in 1987 as a Chanukah gift from my aunt and uncle. It was one of those personalized type books and it told the story [...]

A tribute to my Zaidy

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Last Thursday, my grandfather, whom we called Zaidy (grandfather in Yiddish), died. He was 93 years old. He was buried on Friday November 25, 2016 beside his brother. He leaves behind my grandmother who he was happily married to for almost 67 years, my mother (his daughter) and my dad, my sister and I along [...]

Murray & Bee is a solution for parents to buy and sell their kids stuff

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A few weeks ago I published a post about my strong dislike of online buy, sell, trade groups. If you haven’t read that post, but you’ve been a part of any of these groups on the buying or selling end you will want to read it. But, for the sake of time, I will condense [...]

48 hours in Nashville for my sister’s bachlorette party

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Two weekends ago, my sisters friends and I surprised her with a trip to Nashville for her bachlorette. Even though she’s not getting married until March, it was decided that the fall was a better time  then in the winter when the weather is more unpredictable. It was all but one of our first times [...]