Category: Relationships

Every Woman and Man Needs to Listen to Oprah’s 2018 Golden Globe Speech

I wouldn’t have expected anything less from this timeless icon. Oprah is amazing. I’m sure by now, you’ve all heard about her acceptance speech for the 2018 Cecil B. de Mille award at the Golden Globes. She is known to empower women, but this brought me to tears. The #metoo movement will not be forgotten, […]

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The Holidays and Sleep – Tips From a Sleep Expert

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year!  It is also one of the most exhausting times too.  There is so much to do, many places to be, and family and friends to visit.  How do we fit in our little one’s need for naps and a good night’s sleep? A well-rested little one […]

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Christmas Time & Family Fun – Check Out These Family Games, Great for Holiday Get Togethers

Family time – make it quality time! I love playing games with my family when we all get together. Some are family friendly, some are just for the adults. Regardless, playing games is just plain fun. Still lots of time to order online (especially if you have Amazon Prime – You can sign up for […]

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Back on Track with the Christmas Shopping and Planning

Sponsored advertising content. I’ve received compensation from MBNA for this sponsored post. As always, all opinions are my own. So, I guess my Christmas list is longer than I had originally anticipated. I somehow completely forgot to include several people on my original list. Not to worry, I totally have this covered! Why were these […]

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Look What a Local London Drugs is Doing for Seniors for Christmas, it Will Warm Your Heart

A local Sherwood Park London Drugs has a beautiful program in place this holiday season! I love selfless acts of kindness like this 💗   Its called a “Senior’s Tree” – the concept is simple. You select a tag that has a senior’s name and wish list of a couple of gifts written on it […]

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And This is 10 Years Old. Reality, Growing up, Learning, and Loss

My oldest daughter turned 10 a couple of months ago. I have just recently come to the realization that I have lost my little girl. The temper tantrums have stopped. The crying for no reason has stopped. The clingy-ness of a small child is something I will never see in her again, and it all […]

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This Bullying Ad By Burger King is Something We All Need to See

Burger King is bringing attention to bullying, and what we as a society choose to do about it. In this viral video shown on YouTube, a group of kids are boastfully bullying one child, in the middle of Burger King, where other customers can clearly see and hear. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mnKPEsbTo9s Comically, in the back, there is […]

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Tips For Surviving Multi-Family Photos When You Have Kids

Every year, we do family pictures with our whole extended family.  Fourteen people, from my parents who are in their sixties to my youngest nephew who is just about two, gather together and try to get photos taken with minimal crying and fighting (and that’s just us parents). After about a decade of family photos, […]

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My LO Turned Two Today, And I Am Not Going to Miss The Baby Years

Baby years – good riddance. Every child is different, and I have a standing joke with a bunch of other moms I have met, that there is always one child that gives you a bit of extra trouble. Mine is my third, my little one who turned two today. I know some of my friends […]

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I forgot the Father’s Day Card

It’s been a long day. A wonderful day, at the Vikings in the Street festival, but we’re exhausted.  With grocery shopping and bedtime still in front of us – we decide to divide and conquer. Don’t forget a Father’s Day card. I reminded myself all the way to the grocery store. Unloading groceries at home, […]

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