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Life In General

Elf on the Shelf
Christmas

Dear Elf on the Shelf …

It's not you, it's me. You're a bit of a heart-breaker, aren't you?  You're adorable, with your mischievous grin and your well-planned pranks.  You may be a bit of a…
Adoption

Things I’ve Learned as a Pre-Adoptive Mother

It's been one year since we were approved, one year since our PRIDE training, home study, record checks, medicals, fingerprinting, home inspections, and baby proofing were completed. But no, we…
Life In General

#CanadaStrong

We are Canadian.  We are the True North, Strong and Free.   Yesterday a bad thing happened.  A bad man (maybe more) attacked Ottawa and as a result, our nation.…