Parenting
Parenting
Giving Kids Their Own Device
When N turned 9 he got a tablet for his birthday. It took us a long time to get to that point. We had a [...]
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Musings
Kids and Thank you Notes
I make my kids write thank you notes. I think it's important. They think it's a waste of time. I believe it's become a lost [...]
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Musings
How I Came to Work Part-Time – and Why it’s Not All it’s Cracked up to Be
When I was in high school I wasn't really sure what I wanted to do when I finished university. I knew I would attend post-secondary. [...]
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Musings
Opening the Memory Jar!
We opened our Memory Jar on New Year's Eve! I wasn't sure what to expect but it was so nice to reminisce and everyone had a [...]
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Parenting
Keeping my Cool When it gets Cold
I'm trying to be a cool parent. Or at least one that 'understands' what it is that my kids are going through. After all, I [...]
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Parenting
The Perfect Graduation Gift I Started When My Son Was in Grade 2
Another great idea I came across a few years back. I knew when I saw it that it was something I wanted to do for my [...]
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Parenting
Family Experiences Count – Filling our Memory Jar
I came across this wonderful idea last year. I don't even remember where I first saw it but I knew it was something that I [...]
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Parenting
Am I a Good Parent?
Sometimes I wonder if I'm really doing a good job as a mom. There are some days when I go to sleep at night, running [...]
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Parenting
Annual Backyard Movie Night
About 4 or 5 years ago we started a Labour Day weekend tradition. We wanted to be able to celebrate the unofficial last days of [...]
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Parenting
“Mooooom, I’m bored!”
Summer is a blessing and a curse. Like the kids, I’m excited that school is out for 2 months and there’s no rush to get [...]
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