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Bringers of Light

I can’t believe another merciless act of violence has taken place in our neighbouring country. Precious lives have been lost, disfigured, forever altered. When will it stop? When is enough, enough? I fear the evil creeping by borders and oceans …

Generosity in Motion

These are the beautiful baby booties and hat knit for me by a fellow transit rider…a touching gesture that made me feel very special! Gotta love Route #61 sometimes!!! This was created by one of the women who co-knit me …

Some People

        Some people will break your heart outright Others will slowly erode the edges; Reopening a sore that never heals Some people will cherish your gifts and unique spirit; Acceptance will come without negotiation Others will try …

A Book for Kids?

There is something seriously inappropriate with this page in Meebs’ “Slide and See” barnyard book. The poor baby sheep was just looking for his mom.

Easter Tribute and new Traditions

As a child I fondly remember Nana’s Easter basket cupcakes. In fact, I can’t remember an Easter without them. This is a beloved childhood tradition that I feel so fortunate to pass on to my daughter, soon to be daughterS. …

Feet First

When the shoe doesn’t fit, as women, we seem to be hardwired to at least try to make it fit. We figure the shoe will stretch, and believe that if given enough time we can break it in. When that …

Dear Mom, it’s ok to check your iPhone!

  There is a post circling Facebook lately (click here to read it) “reminding” moms that every minute they’re on their iPhone they’re missing priceless moments in their child’s precious childhood. While there are elements of this post that are …

Mommy’s Got a Gun!

Picture it: Meebs and I standing in line yesterday at Wal-Mart with a cart full of goodies; it had been about 15 minutes already and I was trying hard to stay upbeat, when Meebs says in her outdoor voice, “Momma, …

A Meebs Valentine’s Day

There we sat, last night before dinner, at Meebs’ miniature pink Ikea table with an unopened box of Hello Kitty Valentine’s Day cards and a list of names of kids she attends daycare with. My instinct was to quickly address …

In Her Own Time

Meebs is a girl with a mind of her own. When she decides to do something, she does it exceptionally well. She does things in her own time. Whether it’s joining in the fun, eating her dinner or potty training, …

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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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