A Project A Day Keeps the Doctor Away

I mean, maybe.  I’m not a health professional so keep eating those apples. Onwards. Are you in a bit of a rut? Feeling out of sync or out of sorts lately? It’s normal to go through periods when your energy and motivation wane.  Throw in a global pandemic that robs you of a sense of …

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I am Mama: Mover of the Things.

Recently I was chatting with one of my mama tribe pals, and I expressed some exasperation over the fact that I seem to spend the majority of most days moving things around. Toys, laundry, sunglasses, dirty dishes, clean dishes, dead batteries, bathing suits. Kids. You name it, I probably spent time moving it somewhere today. …

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5 Perks of Being an “Older” Mom

I have a confession to make: Up until I was 34 years old and met the man who would later become my husband, I spent the entirety of my life not wanting children. It's not that I didn't like kids or lacked maternal tendencies. They just didn't factor into the grand plan for my life. …

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An Open Letter to the World

I've lived in the cocoon of privilege all my life.  And, like many others, I've been quite blind to it.  With all the opportunities that I have had - whether worked for or simply granted - it has never once crossed my mind that the colour of my skin had anything to do with them. …

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If I could choose who to self-isolate with…

I am slowly going crazy. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. Switch. Crazy going slowly am I.  6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Switch. (Remember that 'song' from summer camp or school bus trips? Awful. Gets stuck in my head immediately upon hearing it. You're welcome.) What day is it? Seriously: WHAT DAY IS IT? …

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