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This past Sunday I had the opportunity to be on the other side of the lens… the lens of Jon-Mark. We have been planning our yearly family photo session since April. We had originally decided on a date 3 weeks earlier but E’s ezcema flare up led us to postpone. Call me a bad parent […]

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Summer is here even if the weather is not cooperating.  Come tomorrow afternoon school will be over and we’ll have a whole summer to get reacquainted with our kidlets.  If you have a lot of time at home with them you might need some ideas.  Below are a few sites I have come across that […]

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Mother’s Day….what do you really want…that’s what my kids keep asking…when I reply with good manners, helpful gestures and no fighting they roll their eyes and say yes but moooooooooommmmmmm what do you want?  Honestly I love to get gifts but I would be just as happy without.  What I love are the little things […]

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Mother’s day is nearly a week away. My daughter was born on Mother’s Day last year. My daughter’s first birthday is nearly a week away- how did that happen? I have been going through this exact thought process at least  4 times a day for the past couple days which has led me to realize that I have mixed feelings about this upcoming […]

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Everly and I belong to a playgroup that evolved from our prenatal class at Mothering Touch. All of the families were clients of midwives and because of that I think we were a pretty like minded group of gals. All Spring, Summer and Winter this group of women and their babies have been meeting up […]

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I wasn’t sure how well I was going to “do” motherhood after not having a mother for too much of my life. When I was 8 years old, my mom began to loose her battle with multiple addictions. She eventually left our family for the streets, binge drinking and illicit drug use. She has been […]

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Christmas Traditions

by Mommy Cooks on December 20, 2009 · 0 comments

Christmas is a time for traditions with every household having a slightly different variation of how they celebrate the season.  Kids thrive on tradition.  I think it is like an unwritten piece of every family’s code of arms.  Civilization and societies have changed a lot since the beginning of time but despite the distractions of […]

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School is out and with the kids at home this week there will be times you might want to take a few minutes for yourself.   This is one little science experiment that is a favourite in our house and sure to entertain for the better part of an hour.  Who would have thought that cornstarch and water […]

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