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Things I have learned on my yeast-free diet…

Well… day one started with me almost blowing the diet by foraging for leftover pizza only to find it had already been consumed (it’s the first time I was glad someone got there first). Other than eating a cheesy at … Continue reading

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The one in which she embarks on a yeast free adventure… and hopefully survives.

I’m going into withdrawal and I haven’t even started yet. After months of feeling generally unwell, I braved my first trip to the naturopath. She is a very nice woman.  She makes a lot of sense.  It seems the vast … Continue reading

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Cancer, clean floors and the myth that we are "okay."

I haven’t set off on a rant about my own private high horse in a while so be prepared… this might be a long one.  I’ve been saving it up.A comment on a friend’s Facebook post the other day got … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving… for whining, arguments and absent husbands.

Okay… so I’m a little late. Thanksgiving and the fantastic turkey (that I did not have to cook!) passed last weekend… but it’s okay cause I’m not as late as those mixed up Americans down south who do it six weeks … Continue reading

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Small Superheros… cute but do they have to have guns?

What is with boys??? This is the art that came home from preschool with Little Dude today. This is a bomb factory. This is the same factory but now it makes lasers. How am I raising such violence?  I understand it … Continue reading

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Toxic Air: when not even my new van is safe.

Old Not-So-Reliable (also known as my laptop) is back from the computer doctor… finally.  Hence the lag in posting of late. So here I am, with a (hopefully) fixed computer, a broken car and a new-to-us van that I am … Continue reading

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Thank you teachers

I just got back from Big Dude’s meet the teacher night.  All I can say is…wow. I feel blessed this year… but then again I felt blessed last year.  It takes a special person to not only teach children but … Continue reading

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Back-to-school promises

Dear Big Dude: You are a week into Grade One and I can’t believe the changes I’ve seen in just one year.  One year? Make that six years. Those faceless advice givers all mums meet when they are pregnant warned … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block… the overwhelming idea of starting over.

Wow.  I find myself staring at a blank screen. This is more than just writer’s block… this is business block. I’ve taken so much time away from my business to care for my mother, for my family and, in my … Continue reading

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Scheduled sanity… back-to-school relief.

I’ve always said my kids thrive on routine: they want to know what is planned for each day, they know when to expect snack and when to expect bedtime. After a summer of very little routine, I have come to … Continue reading

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