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 When it comes to my children and their access to technology, I have three confessions. Confession #1: My oldest son mastered the use of an iPad at about the same time as he learned to walk. Confession #2: I have allowed my boys unlimited use of devices when we traveled. Confession #3: This freedom of… Read More

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Whenever I am out with the twins, we get stared at a lot. Granted, twins aren't so uncommon these days, but they are no less fascinating.  Some folks venture to start a conversation, especially in the elevator of our condominium (technically, we are all neighbours, aren't we?), the first question naturally is, "Are they twins?"… Read More

Kindness Wins

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"Good job, you!" said my friend, when she saw my 6.5 month old twins, chubby and cheerful. Yes, they have come a long way from the teeny preemies they were.  I am deeply entrenched in the early years of motherhood, where doing a good job means fattening up babies, managing 3 year olds with a… Read More

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Recently, I (re) joined BonBon Break (an awesome online magazine with something for everyone - from recipes to DIY tutorials, personal essays to play ideas for kids, beauty and fashion tips, to gardening and all things outdoors), and this time as the Editor of Mom Cave. I also read submissions for syndicated and original content (mostly personal essays)… Read More

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Two years ago, I wrote a post about motherhood truths. I've since learned more, as you do. This post was originally published on Moms Magazine. I'm still in a writing funk, so recycling posts is the way to go.  As a smug married and not-yet-mother, I had it all figured out for when I became… Read More

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