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Spring is in the air, and with it the urge to spruce up home and garden. From simple projects...

On being a litter picker-upper

On being a litter picker-upper

As a child of the 70’s, I grew up in a house that had fairly lax ideas on environmentalism....

Sending My Last Child to Camp: Three Reminders To Myself

Sending My Last Child to Camp: Three Reminders To Myself

My baby sending brother off on the camp bus last summer. This year, he’ll be on that bus!

Why Mom Friends Make the Best Travel Friends

Why Mom Friends Make the Best Travel Friends

When I was single, I never hesitated to travel alone. I’d visit family out of province, go...

Easy Poached Egg and Avocado Toast Recipe

Easy Poached Egg and Avocado Toast Recipe

All hail the avocado! This nutrient-rich fruit (although technically, it is a berry!) is native...

8 Cleaning Tasks to Target This Spring

Spring cleaning can be an enticing idea, but planning to clean the house from top to bottom can...

Swim Lesson SOS

Swim Lesson SOS

My kids are not natural swimmers. Watching them, you’d never call the older one “a fish” or say...

Still Talking about the Drinking

Still Talking about the Drinking

A few months ago I wrote a blog called “Moms, Let’s Talk About the Drinking.” I hoped it would...

The Minimalist Mom

The Minimalist Mom

You’ve watched – or at least HEARD about - the documentary on Netflix. You’ve read a couple...

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How to Screw Up Your Kids Through Music

How to Screw Up Your Kids Through Music

The voice comes from the back seat of my car.

Putting down the device – why I’m limiting my own screen time

Putting down the device – why I’m limiting my own screen time

Before I was a mom, I had all kinds of ideas about how I would parent. No television. Limited...

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