Happy Birthday Ontario Resident, Renew Your License

I try so hard to be organized and get on top of things. I make lists and check them off as I go. Gives me purpose. I double check emails, messages, paperwork. But, sometimes I forget to open mail. Even worse… I open mail, make a mental note of it and then forget to take…

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Re-Entry is Fuzzy and Unkind

Last week was one of the best weeks of my life. I was in California, connecting with old friends, acquainting with new ones, living a life of freedom. Making the most of conference life at Mom 2.0. Missing my family, but hey, which mother doesn’t? Re-Entry into the real world is fuzzy and unkind. I…

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I Am Miss M and Mr. Z’s Mom

If you had asked me 10 years ago who I was, I would have had an answer for you. I was the girl who jumped out of airplanes, camped across Southern Africa, partied all night, danced until the sun came up and went to work mere hours later only to do it all over again…

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Toque Season Is Over… For Now…

It’s fair to say that most Canadians have a favourite winter accessory. For some, it’s a snowboard or skis or jacket. Maybe snowshoes, goggles or boots? For me? It’s my collection of toques. And now that it’s FINALLY spring, I can pack them away. I couldn’t be sadder… or happier! Okay, for those of you…

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What Not To Say To A Woman Who Is Pregnant and Overdue

Boy oh boy! When you are pregnant, people think they can say anything to you. Even worse, they think they can reach out and touch you. That’s a no no. I’ve been pregnant and overdue, twice! Both of my babies were overdue and clearly I got very crabby about the situation, especially during the last…

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Reprieve From The Chaos

My moment, a chance to escape. I lock the door. My reprieve from the chaos. I make noises like the toilet seat lifting, hitting the tank. I drop my belt on the floor for a dramatic sound effect. I pause in front of the mirror. I thought this expensive lighting was supposed to make me…

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