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A little bit of Strawberry

As you can see, at 10 weeks, my wee one is not quite so wee anymore……they say that if a parent carries the “red” gene, you have a one in four chance of having a red-headed child. Bingo on number 4!

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Things I’ve learned from my children

  As anyone with kids will agree with, no book can prepare you for your children. Ever. And just when you think you’ve seen/heard/smelled it all, they come up with something new to try your patience, make you pull your hair … Continue reading

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Back to School Nonsense and the Bigger Picture

According to the parenting ‘expert’ on todays morning news, I’m doing it all wrong. Everything. If you were to subscribe to her viewpoint, it would seem that sending a kid off to school these days requires some sort of degree … Continue reading

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For the Love of God, Please Learn How to Drive Your Car in an Appropriate Manner…

Driving down Highway 1 out to the Fraser Valley for some fishing with my husband and three sons yesterday gave me plenty of time to exercise all the muscles in my mouth in frustration at all the stupid, arrogant asses … Continue reading

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Where are we headed in society when accountability is all but a forgotten notion?

A couple of weeks ago my husband and I arrived to pick our son up from his Saturday preschool class, and were welcomed by the teacher with an incident report. She was clearly shaken and angered, and dismayed at the … Continue reading

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Morning rituals

At 4:20am this morning I woke up with yet another trip to the loo- being nearly 9 months pregnant means getting up 6 times a night to pee, which I believe is natures best attempt to ready you for the … Continue reading

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Why not hold parents of Langley bomb-building teens responsible as well?

Although it wasnt apparent to readers, much of my yesterday was spent with a behind the scenes blog problem that has since been ironed out. Interesting to live in a time where so many facets of daily life are dependant … Continue reading

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14 years ago today…

  after being 10 days overdue during a very hot early summer, I met my OB-GYN at the hospital  at noon to be enduced. 8 hours, 45 minutes later, my middle son was placed in my arms with a grumpy … Continue reading

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