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Whispers from the Westside: empty preschools

I’m toying with an idea for a new series on here…one that exposes the effect of real estate speculation on…

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Palm Springs with kids

This spring break I was dying to get away.  Funds were limited, however, so I was looking for something that…

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Why I want to make out with Jennifer Garner

I have a love/hate relationship with my body.  Actually, if I’m being honest, I just have a hate relationship with…

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What would I say to myself when I was feeling ashamed about my breastfeeding capabilities all those years ago? "You're doing your best, Mama...you're doing your best.

You are abnormal if you don’t breastfeed your child: Fraser Health

“Breastfeeding is the normal way to feed your baby.”  This is the statement made in a new “prenatal decision making…

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5 kids chores your children should be doing…like NOW!

When I was a kid, we had to do chores in order to “earn” privileges like watching our favorite TV…

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Why I felt ashamed at my son’s kindergarten orientation

My son is starting Kindergarten in September.  Earlier this month we attended a “Welcome to Kindergarten” event at our local…

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A death in the family

Over the weekend, we had to bury a family member. Like this:Like Loading…

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Is my kid racist?

Kids say the darndest things…okay, sometimes they are blatantly offensive. Like this:Like Loading…

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TV to go with Shaw Go Kids Apps! (& Giveaway)

I don’t allow my kids a ton of screen time.  So, when I do let them indulge, it’s usually  for…

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The school uniform debate

Growing up, I wore a uniform to school.  The parochial school I attended didn’t actually have a uniform the first…

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