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Vanessa Heron
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When the Skye Appears Limited
My daughter was recently given a gift for her birthday that featured her favourite group of rescue puppies. Those of you with children under 5 will know exactly the pups to which I'm referring. They are the equivalent of magicians in our household as they h...

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I Resolve to Not Resolve
I find something very refreshing about the start of a new year. I love the feeling of putting away the clutter that accumulated over the holidays, hanging a blank calendar on the wall, and labeling new files for the upcoming year. The year seems to stretch ...

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2015 Favorites
One of my favourite things about the dawn of a New Year is all the magazines that come out mid-December looking back at the year-that-was. Usually they remind me of all the books I didn't read, movies I didn't watch, and trends I didn't know existed, but fo...

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And Then There Were Four
Confession: I've been avoiding writing. Ok, I've been 50% avoiding writing and 50% too busy breast feeding and manhandling a toddler. (To be clear, the toddler is not the one I am breast feeding). This post has been a long time coming. Since my previous pos...

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5 Ways My Children Are Making Me Braver
A big thank you to Scary Mommy for publishing the piece that I wrote about my children making me a braver person. In the past month my bravery has been tested numerous times...sometimes even daily. I received great feedback from other larents who could rela...

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Ignorance Was Bliss- The Final Countdown
I remember the final two weeks of my first pregnancy very vividly. I was scared and anxious, yet full of excitement and anticipation. I was impatient for the pregnancy to be over, yet wanted to stop time in it's tracks. I was running around trying to "prepa...

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Have You Found Your Tribe?
I am addicted to a podcast called Magic Lessons by the infinitely talented Elizabeth Gilbert.  If you haven't heard these 20 minute sound bites I urge you to go download them  here . In the third Magic Lessons podcast, Elizabeth talks about "finding your tr...

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The Wonderful Phenomenon of Toddlerhood
The YummyMummyClub.ca , or YMC as it is commonly referred, is one of my favourite go-to online resources as a parent. Not only is their content extremely relevant, it is CANADIAN! I am proud to be a part of the #YMCCommunity and I am excited to share that t...

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Have you seen this video yet? The folks at CBC Radio's Wiretap are signing off forever and recently posted this video which was created to show how we are forever in the process of growing up. The video is going viral, and for all the right reasons. The vid...

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Please Don't Take Pity On Me
It has come to my attention via numerous conversations with friends and family over the summer months that people have been pitying me due to my current living situation. I'm here to tell you that your pity is completely unneccesary. For those of you who do...
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