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the tWHYlight Zone

Why did we have to enter the ‘tWHYlight Zone’? I knew it was out there. I knew it was coming. But I was still unprepared. The tWHYlight Zone is the toddler phase dreaded by all parents—the phase that tests your …

Batteries Not Included

It seems that, just like that, all the batteries died in Meebs’ electronic toys. After two and a half years of constant use it wasn’t a huge surprise, just unusual that it happened all at once. Smart little cookie that …

Personality Inheritance

The acrimonious nature vs. nurture debate is well documented and every expert (and parent) seems to have their own theories. Well, here’s mine. I know Meebs got her blue eyes and blond hair from MeebsDad and I—genetics say this was …

Air Time

We recently travelled to Toronto, our first flight with Meebs. As a very active 15 month old we weren’t really sure what we were getting in to. Our outgoing flight left at 6:45am. We thought that by aiming to leave …

Tattooed Barbie: a Bad Influence?

Barbie has met with the times! She’s been a doctor, an astronaut, a business woman, and of course a princess, and now she might just become a tattoo artist as well! Presenting Tattooed Hipster Barbie! So what are people saying …

Pumpkin Head

This past Thanksgiving weekend we took Meebs to Galey Farms to pick our pumpkin for Halloween. It was one of those perfect afternoons; the sun was shining bright but the mid-October air had a slight crispness that was refreshing rather …

When Life Gets in the Way

It’s been much too long since I dedicated time to MeebsMom.com. With visiting Grandparents, to things ramping up at my day job, to Meebs bringing home the first cold of the school year, we’ve been going non-stop all month! But …

Grandparents: to Have and to Hold!

Last week my in-laws came to visit from Ontario. No need to sigh deeply in sympathy, they are wonderful and in no way fit the meddling mother-in-law or henpecked father-in-law stereotypes. This was only their second visit with Meebs, their …

I’m a Yummy Mummy…Again!

Check out my article on YummyMummyClub.ca (click HERE) or read below (but it’s way cooler reading it on the Yummy Mummy site)! Mummy’s Yummy Smooth Moves How I Got My Picky Eater to Eat Her Vegetables   Amelia (aka Meebs) …

Inside a Memory

Get comfy…this is a longer-than-usual blog! We all have particular memories we hold close to our hearts: bad memories for the lessons they’ve taught us and good ones for the way they still make us feel. Our history and more …

More Meebs

List of Wee Wonders – #6

When your little one actually stays still while you’re clipping her little baby fingernails. One …

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