Learning about Moro Reflex

This summer I’m learning about the Moro Reflex.  This is the startle reflex that newborn babies have which causes them to fling out their arms (and legs) and then immediately pull them back in.  If you’re a parent you’ve likely seen your baby do this.  It’s totally normal and natural and occurs when the baby […]

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What I Really Do When The Kids Are Away

This Canada Day weekend my mother-in-law took the girls to my sister-in-laws for a few days.  (Thanks Mary!)  In the past we’ve gone to Cornwall to meet up with them for part of the weekend (the part we don’t have to work) but we didn’t do that this year.  This year we had a long […]

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Makeup and Oily Skin

I am 36 years old and I’ve been a Mom for almost 8 years now.  And I’ve had acne since I was likely 12.  My skin, as a young teen, was awful.  I had acne vulgaris (sounds bad, right?) and I will never outgrow pimples, blackheads, or the scars of constantly poking at my face. […]

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Mode Elle

My daughter, Emma, has been with the Mode Elle modelling and talent agency for just over a year now.  She’s done two (unpaid) fashion shows here at the mall and one impromptu My Little Pony clothing advertising which Rose got to participate in as well (similar to a fashion show and also unpaid, although they […]

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Sluban Toy Review

*I was provided a toy for free so my kids and I could use it and create this Sluban toy review* We received a Lego-style toy from Sluban Products Canada.  The box doesn’t really give this toy a name – it just says Aviation.  It’s supposed to be an Airport Delivery Truck, but if my […]

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Every June is Busy

Somehow I forget that every June is busy.  The school year is coming to an end, extra-curriculars are wrapping up, and this year, with Rose being 5 now (!), in school and in a dance class that performs in the performance on the “big stage” it’s even busier than last year! Over the past few […]

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