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Parenting breaks people

Honestly, if you believe parents are that happy 100% of the time then you're living in a different realm where unicorns are real. "Having a kid doubled my anxiety. The moment she popped out I was like great, now I gotta worry... Continue Reading →

Flexible Hours – Dream or Nightmare?

One thing that I enjoy at my workplace is the lunchtime discussion. During one of these talk sessions, we began to discuss flexible hours and it turns out it isn't as clear cut as we originally thought. Inspired, I did a... Continue Reading →

When education isn’t valued

Contrary to the adage, ignorance is not bliss. Ignorance is behind every sexist thought, behind every racist belief, it put lives in dangers, etc. The anti-intellectual strain has been around and growing for a long time, but the election of... Continue Reading →

Going Nuclear

I have Graves Disease, which is an incurable autoimmune illness. The Graves Disease caused my body to develop Hyperthyroidism.  This part is treatable by either killing or removing the thyroid. I have been taking medication to calm the hyperthyroidism for... Continue Reading →

Bad Ass Moms

Today is Mother's Day. Many of us will be celebrating this day with our families. I am both a daughter to a wonderful overprotective mother (yes, even if I'm in my late 30s now) and a mother to a great... Continue Reading →

Motherhood isn’t your identity

Tomorrow is Mother's Day and motherhood will be at the centre of all the celebration. I thought it was important to remember that motherhood isn't a woman's entire identity. The truth is, motherhood shouldn't eclipse the rest of your identity.... Continue Reading →

Parenting means facing fears

I used to love signing, but over the years I learned that I have a horrible voice and should never ever sing, so I stopped. The only place I sing is in the car when I'm all alone. I took... Continue Reading →

Occupy your Space

Don't let anyone make take away your right to speak up and defend yourself. One tactic used to oppress someone or to simply turn an obstacle into a speed-bump, minimizing what you take to heart. Or in a domestic violence... Continue Reading →

Tree houses – A child’s castle

When I was a child, my paternal grandfather built my cousin, my sibling and I a big tree house which was above everyone's head. It had a small space in the wall at the height of our little eyes so we... Continue Reading →

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