10 Parents You’ll Meet at the Playground

One of the rites of passage in parenthood is spending countless hours at the local playground or park in an attempt to give your children some physical exercise. Once you’ve accumulated enough hours pushing a child on the swings, or […]

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Y Not: the trials of joining a gym as a parent

In an effort to retain some semblance of sanity and shift my winter weight gain (from 2013), I decided that this year, I’d become a gym-goer. Why now? Part of it was setting an example for our kids for maintaining […]

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Now We Are Five

It’s been a little over a month since we brought our third baby home. A handful of weeks of figuring out schedules, rummaging through boxes to find baby gear, and coming to terms with the new and frighteningly high volume […]

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Travelling with Kids

Travel gets a lot of good press. It’s supposed to broaden horizons, engage the mind, enliven the spirit.People rhapsodize about being refreshed and revived by the experience and tend to wax poetic (often ad nauseum) about the new places they […]

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Death by hummus

Last week, I was rummaging around in the fridge trying to find suitable elements for the kids’ lunches; it’s no easy task when they turn their noses up at anything more exotic than bread and butter, cheese and bananas. I […]

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