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The Badge of Busy

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Fall is here! With kids back in school we think we will have so much time, but in reality our world become much more busy. Sure the kids are gone all day, but enter in the EXTRA-CURRICULAR activities! Yup,...
Most of us have heard of The Big One, the doomsday term given to a long-overdue earthquake expected to hit the Pacific Northwest some time in the next 50 years. Those with school-age kids are likely familiar with earthquake...
We don’t live near an outdoor community pool (and swimming inside feels offensive to the season), we’ve become familiar with the local park’s splash pad. My kids enjoy having the option of playing in the water or playing on...
I was recently contacted by Laundry Care to try out their laundry service. I was a little reluctant because I'm pretty particular about my laundry and feel like it's something I should do myself. I had to ask myself...
Welcome to midsummer! We’re about halfway through this three-month stint as a cruise directors and short order cooks! You survived family vacations and lived to tell about it. By now you’re not only NOT practicing self-care, but you’re probably...
Last summer, I was forced to acknowledge the reality that my beloved Roxy, our 16-year-old Rat Terrier, was not long for this world. Like any good millennial, I perused the internet looking for help dealing with the death of...
When my kids were younger, the start of summer felt like try-outs for some “world’s best mom” competition. Facebook was filled with pictures of friend's refrigerators covered in hand-lettered “Bucket Lists,” chore charts with fresh stickers, and the packing...
I always underestimate what an incredible task moving is. For every box I think we will need, we actually need five. I misjudge the amount of stuff we’ve accumulated in the depths of the closets and end up spending...
Sitting at our homeschooling table, my desk is strewn with books and blocks and colours, and on the floor sits a pile of books and cushions. We have completed our first year of homeschooling. In part I want to...
The kitchen for most families is the hub of activity, the place where families and friends are brought together to enjoy good food and wine. It's where refrigerators and pantries store raw ingredients and staples, where fresh coffee is...

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