A Few Tips For Making Friends As A Working Mom

Making Friends

Raising kids is hard work.  (I think I’ve started a few other posts with this strong opening – but it’s so true!)  Making time for friends (or making friends in general) while raising those afore-mentioned children can be more hassle than it’s worth.  Okay, well that’s not really true – making time for yourself, alone […]

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Why We Don’t Reward Chores

Why We Don't Reward Chores

Personally, I hate doing chores. If someone paid me to do chores I don’t think it would make me any more likely to do them.  Sadly, chores are a necessary, if annoying, part of life.  Many families enlist things like chore charts, or other reward systems, to encourage children to do more chores.  We used […]

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10 Things That Make Me Happy

10 Things That Make Me Happy

Sarah from Digital Motherhood tagged me in her post “10 Things That Make Me Happy”.  I thought that was great – an idea for a post practically ready to go!  I also participated in the Sunshine Blogger Quiz but I’m not sure if any of the folks I tagged kept that chain going. Anyway, this […]

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7 Things to Know At Dance Performance Time

7 Things to Know at Dance Performance Time

Every June we have a week from hell.  It culminates in a beautiful pair of dance performances from our daughters, but it’s the longest week of the year. Our dance school, Kingston School of Dance, puts on an amazing end-of-year dance performance each year.  It’s even performed at the Grand Theatre – and the kids […]

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