Tag Archives: Canada

New to Canada? How to embrace winter!

When my parents told me we were moving to Canada, I remember being so excited to see snow for the first time. I couldn’t wait to make a snowman like the ones I had seen in the movies. You can … Continue reading

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Remembering with our children

Remembrance Day is here and like many Canadians, I proudly wear a poppy. This year my daughter asked, “What’s that flower for  mommy?” How do we tell our children about the enormity of Remembrance Day? How do I tell a … Continue reading

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“Will he be teased in the locker room?”

I’m pregnant and my husband and I are the kind of people that just need to know if it’s a boy or a girl. I suppose we are impatient planners. To us, not knowing what day our baby will be … Continue reading

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