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Tug of War: Struggles of a Working Mom

It’s no secret that working moms often feel guilty for one reason or another, whether it’s wondering if you’re away too much or if loving your job more than staying at home makes you a bad mom. Some handle it …

Ocean Discovery

It’s family fun-day Sunday! And we spent the day at the Ocean Discovery Centre in Sidney, BC. What a great place for little and big kids (a.k.a. MeebsDad) to explore and goof around. In the touch and feel pool we …

Look Meebs!

Meebs and I at Butterfly Gardens in Victoria. MeebsDad took this photo of us watching a black and red butterfly. Check out all his work at www.vandervalk.ca! And below, Meebs and MeebsDad…so much to see!      

Winds of Change

In a previous post, Personality Inheritance, I talked about the widely debated nurture vs. nature theory, so when I stumbled across this great article on the Psychology Today website about evolution and co-sleeping I wanted to share it with you. I …

One Knit Wonder

MeebsDad walks into the bedroom, takes one look at me on the bed, turns on his heel and walks out of the room with a smirk on his face. I was caught in the act! I hadn’t told him what …

Words to Live By

  Every family has a unique identity, with words and ideas that represent their values. I stumbled across this cool website—Wordle.net—that allows you to create “word clouds”. It’s a fun exercise when you find yourself with a spare minute or …

I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas

With the bustle of the holidays already upon us and with an ever growing to-do list, it can be daunting to think about things like sustainability, let alone adding it to your list. But greening your holidays is easier than …

Our Not-So-Secret Weekend Identity

During the week we’re a typical Canadian family. We drive a minivan, read Today’s Parent magazine and watch the Food Network. MeebsDad is a freelance graphic designer and photographer, and I work in communications with the provincial government. Our 17-month old …

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 …

Good Boob, Bad Boob

Hey, all you moms out there who are nursing or have nursed your little ones, do you have a good boob? You see, nursing is so much easier and more enjoyable on my left side. My left boob produces more …

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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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