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07
Jul

It’s Too Big

I can’t make it to book club this month, she said sounding frazzled. I’m slammed up against a deadline yet again. Why do I sign up…

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20
Jan

Will you still need me?

I’m darn near sixty-four  In 1967 when the Beatles launched this cheeky hit song, the only 64-year-old I knew was my grandmother and she was decidedly…

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24
Dec

Yours for the Taking

Everything but the kitchen sink. Gentrification is changing the urban landscape in my city, but the process of ousting old in favour of new creates fertile ground…

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24
Dec

Joy to the World

Joy to the World Joy to all the boys and girls. As a mother of five, I’ve attended my fair share of holiday school concerts, every…

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14
Oct

Can She Bake a Berry Pie?

You bet your sweet pastry she can. She requested an interview to determine if I was the right fit for her daycare home. My little one…

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20
Jul

Sweet Dreams Darling

Wonderland is waiting. When my first little fella was three, we had a “serious” bedtime chat about sleeping. “Where do I go when I shut my…

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15
Feb

You Can’t Have Your Cake and Eat it Too

Why ever not? Cakes are for eating, just like milestones are for celebrating. When we work hard to achieve a goal, it’s important to mark the…

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