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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

A photography project

Through The Lens Thursday is a one-year photography project (now in its second year), where every week, my project partner, Greta of GFunkified and I, will post a picture (or pictures) we have taken based on a prompt. Our hope is that together, we can teach and learn from each other, stay accountable to our goal of improving… Read More

The Unraveling of Mercy Louis Thumbnail

This talented lady, Keija Parssinen, wrote a book. Actually, she has written two books, and I am here to tell you about her latest, The Unraveling of Mercy Louis.  In this intricate novel of psychological suspense, a chilling discovery near the high school ignites a witch hunt in a southeast Texas refinery town, unearthing communal… Read More

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