Category Archives: Family

The Case of the Wet Toilet Seat: A Mystery Solved and a Lesson Learned

It was the dentist appointment that started it. A semi-annual visit that lead to the neighbours hearing screams and a Mum learning a valuable lesson. The day was cold.  Bitterly cold. The snow was flying and the wind was blowing. … Continue reading

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Noisy, Battery-Operated Toys – How to Cut the Volume

I want to thank my “friend” (who has kids of her own and should know better), for giving us this most annoying talking and musical globe. Yeah, um, “thanks”. But I’d really like to thank my sister-in-law who taught me … Continue reading

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Dental Hygiene – Has it Left the Building?

Moms (and dads): do you ever start brushing your teeth in the evening before bed and go all squinty-eyed and constipated-looking, wondering/worrying if this is the first time you’ve brushed all day?

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Remy Rocks the Floor Cleaning – Kids CAN Clean Floors!

Remy’s Four Stages of Floor Cleaning: Human Lint Roller – Involved rolling around the floors in wool and fleece outfits, gathering every piece of dog hair and particle of dust in his way.  Not overly efficient and resulted in an … Continue reading

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Showering with e-cloth® – My Dirty Little Secret

If my husband catches wind of this, it’s gonna ruin everything… I don’t like showering when the kids are home because I don’t get any privacy, and if I DO get privacy, I’m in for it because it means the … Continue reading

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Apologies from the Chef: Do You Mind Your Cookies Crunchy?

I’m a reckless baker at the best of times – not measuring properly, never sifting, substituting non-substitutable ingredients. But gosh darn it, I do love me a good cookie. And (my grammar teachers are rolling their eyes here – starting … Continue reading

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Spring into Mud & Other Brown Things

Spring officially sprung here the day before yesterday.  The sun came out and Mama Nature turned up the heat (to 9 C) after… what was it, anyway?… 15 months of winter? The kids were so excited that they ran out … Continue reading

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7 Days of Poop – Day 6: Message from Above

I dropped Zander off at school this morning and on the way home, a bird pooped on me. It’s my lucky day.

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7 Days of Poop – Day 5: Poopin’ Solo

“Everyone Poops“. Have you read it? I suppose it’s meant to help with potty training but we just thought it was a good read. Another one is “The Holes in Your Nose“. Fantastic! I like the part where it tells … Continue reading

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7 Days of Poop – Day 4: Oral Hygiene

Just when I thought I wouldn’t have a good poop story to share today, the boys came through for me once again. Zander didn’t wake up on the wrong side of the bed this morning: he woke up on the … Continue reading

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