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I am pretty tired.I wonder when I'll ever have a full night's sleep again.I hear that's going to be NEVER.I see dark circles under my eyes.I want to sleep for a full night, whatever that means.I am still functional though. I pretend at playing adult. My inner child is protesting.I feel all the feelings these days… 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

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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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I have a cold, and I feel like death. Vertigo hit me for a couple of hours a few days ago, and I had the sweats and nausea. My body hasn't been good to me, though it is nice to see a number on the scale I haven't seen in a while.  Now, I'm trying… Read More

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My oldest boy is 5, and has been in a structured, educational environment for over two years. He has moved from nursery to pre-school to pre-K to kindergarten, and I have shed nary a tear.  I absolutely understand the emotions of parents who send their beloved child of to the big world of kindergarten, especially… Read More

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Alison Profile PictureI'm Alison. Writer, a mother of four (two boys and boy/ girl twins), social media enthusiast and book lover. A believer in the power of chocolate and hugs. Chugging coffee as I type. Want to know more?

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