A Smile – The Best Mother’s Day Gift of All

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Stop time.  You are going by too fast.  Stop, I need more time to soak up all the snuggles, kisses and smiles.  I want to remember it all.  How can it be that my first born will be starting kindergarten this year?  Where did this baby go? I am already finding it hard to remember the “baby days” of my 2 boys.  So what do I want for Mother’s Day?  Smiles from my boys, and

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Saving my Sanity – Fisher-Price Favorites #FPFavourites

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In some ways being a mom of 2 has been easier than I expected.  Monkey has welcomed Little Bear with open arms and embraced the roll of big brother.  Our new family just seemed to "click", and we quickly fell into a new routine.  However being a mom of 2 is not without new challenges - it is not 2 against 1 anymore, it is 1 on 1 all the time.  You don't get the same down time

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Fun weekend with #MomsMeTimeTO at @RenaissanceTO

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This weekend I got to spend some time with some wonderful women at #MomsMeTimeTO. This impromptu gathering came about in less than a week as an event to support, inspire and allow moms to have a little bit of "Me Time" that we so deserve.  Organized by @SoberJulie, @ChancesMommy and I, we were able to have a fun filled weekend with some wonderful women. The Renaissance

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Getting a Sneek Peek at Baby #2 with UC Baby 3-D Ultrasound Brampton


Sometimes being pregnant feels like a foreign concept to me – yes I see my growing belly, I have heard the amazing sound of the baby’s heart beat and I feel all of the wiggling and kicking this little one is doing inside.  But it can be hard to believe that there is actually a baby in there, growing more each day.  The 2-D ultrasound pictures while neat, just don’t do the

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Sometimes Mom Deserves a Reward too! #healthyfamilies


Hard to believe there is only 1 week left of August, where did this last month go?  It seems to me that the second half of summer just disappeared and I still have a number of things on my summer “To Do” List.  One thing I was able to do was make some headway with cleaning projects in the house.  Member last month went I bared it all and showed you what my office and garage

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First vs Second Pregnancy


Now that I am over the half way mark in my second pregnancy, I thought I would share some of my thoughts on the differences between first vs second pregnancies.  I was not so sure that there would be much difference between baby #1 and Baby #2 but there totally is... Learning Curve First – You order books on multiple books on pregnancy and what to eat when expecting, and

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Who would you nominate as Mom of the Year? #MOTY


I believe you can never truly appreciate everything your mother has done for you, until you become a mother yourself.  Without experiencing the deep unrelenting love a mother has for her child and unwavering commitment moms have to provide for their family you just cannot completely grasp all of the time, effort and sacrifices you mother made for you.  Before I became a mother

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother's Day

I want to wish each and every Mother a very Happy Mother's Day!!! This past year has been one of the best in my life, and I can't imagine what life would be like without Monkey  Being a mother has been a wonderful learning experience and I have felt joy like I never have before. There have been so many great moments in the past 10 months since Monkey;s arrival, but the

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Toddler Mommy Moment and Get out and Vote!!!


I had my first "toddler" mommy moment yesterday - a "What do you have in your mouth moment":  Monkey was playing on the floor schooching around on his tummy with Hubs "watching him" (aka napping on the couch after a late night out with his buddies).  I went in to check on them Monkey gives me a big smile and what does he have between his teeth... a shiny purple foil wrapper

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