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Chores I am Amazed Previous Generations Found the Time to Do

June 25, 2013


I’ve recently come across a number of blog posts about the plight of tired parents. Be it moms or dads, stay at home parents or working ones, it seems that the laundry never ends, the house never stays tidy, and there simply isn’t enough time in the day to get everything done, let alone get […]

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Will Smithersize Style.

June 12, 2013

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I recently read an entertainment news article about Will Smith, where he indicated that he didn’t punish his children, “…you can do anything you want as long as you can explain to me why that was the right thing to do for your life.” I assume this non-punishment punishment came at a time when his […]

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An Exercise Schedule for Moms

May 22, 2013


*Thank you for selecting this post as the “Best of the Blogs” for the week of May 26, 2013. **Thank you BlogHer for selecting this post as a Member Feature Post ( ***Over 700 reads at BlogHer. I was happy to receive such positive feedback on my post: Dear Treadmill: A Love Letter.  I […]

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Flying With Children

May 15, 2013


This post was featured by The Ricki Lake Show: I recently took the boys, (2 & 1/4 and 1 year), to visit my parents. The flight from Edmonton to Victoria is about an hour and a half, so seemed manageable for my first flight alone with them. After an uneventful flight to Victoria, and […]

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Guest Post: Don’t Call Me Mr. Mom

May 8, 2013


My friends at Toddler Trunkrecently posted an interesting piece by Michael Robertson, titled Don’t Call Me Mr. Mom. While Robertson’s tone on the topic is light-hearted, it by no means means the topic is. He addresses the importance of language, in this case, in regards to challenges stay at home dads face in the present […]

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April 17, 2013


I have a two (and 1/4) year old. I have been warned that the terrible twos will soon make an appearance, and stay, later morphing into the trying threes and the ferocious fours. While I am only a quarter of the way into the year, I believe the term ‘terrible’ is misleading. Terrible means dreadful, […]

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