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Keeping calm and carrying on for mental health

At work, in our kitchen, is a poster with words of inspiration – apparently. I however, have tried to purposefully avoid reading it, until the other day when I sat down for a meeting and it was right in front … Continue reading

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How to help your child cope with vaccinations

It was time for booster shots (cue doomsday music). My daughter was 5 years old and right at that age where many kids tend to have a well-established fear of needles. I remember learning in nursing school that kids of … Continue reading

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From Fertility Clinic to a Two-rrific Pregnancy!

This is the final post in a three-part series about the pregnancy, labour, birth and beyond. “Whoa…she’s HUGE!” is what I heard as I rounded the corner of a local Tim Horton’s shop.  A small herd of teenagers were referring … Continue reading

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…but I’m totally stressed

The holiday season is the busiest and most stressful time of the year for me.  My colleague Debbie and I were chatting about this the other day and all we could think is “here we go again into that ever … Continue reading

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