Category Archives: Mommyhood

Making Some Headway

Awhile ago – we’re probably talking about a few months at this point – I mentioned that our local community centre offers a babysitting program at a reasonable rate. I had always intended to bring Claire to this service once … Continue reading

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April Two

Normally, I work on my writing when Claire is napping, but today I need to post here so that I can wrap my head around the fact that I will be returning to work on… Monday, April 2, 2012. **Gasp**Wheeze** … Continue reading

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Jittery and Tired

My work Christmas party is tomorrow evening. Cocktails start at 6pm, with dinner set for 7pm. I look forward to this every year because it’s always a good time, plus the food has always been spectacular, even with changes in … Continue reading

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Why We Have Kids

The issue of bullying has been coming up a lot lately. Bullying has always been a problem, but it does seem to be worse today, leading even to suicide. Is it actually more rampant, or is it only that we … Continue reading

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The Importance of Routine

I discovered, on late-Saturday night/early-Sunday morning how important routine is, not only for Claire, but for me. As I mentioned in my last blog post, I went to a Mother Blessing on Saturday, and had some henna done. It wraps … Continue reading

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Little Foodie

We have seen such a difference in how Claire reacts to food since we first tried her with some at five months. At first, we only gave her plain cereal which tasted pretty much like her formula but with a … Continue reading

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There is something I have been dreading and have therefore been putting off. Claire has only ever been taken care of by people other than Neal and I on one occasion. It was our anniversary weekend, and Neal’s parents were … Continue reading

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Weighty Issues

I have never been one to be overly worried about my weight. Sure, there have been times when I have gained a few more pounds than I would like and I haven’t been super pleased with my body image, but … Continue reading

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Blood Ties in the City

Keeping up with blogging is tough when you have a small baby at home. On weekdays, I’m usually pretty busy with Claire and can only spare a few minutes here and there checking my email and Facebook, and if I’m … Continue reading

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One Month Update

It’s currently 8:08 a.m. and I have already been awake for 3 hours. Yes, that’s right. I’ve been awake since 5 a.m. Not by my choice, as I’m sure you can imagine. Rather, Claire decided that a) she was hungry … Continue reading

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