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louise
canada
mother-of-four, wife, friend, daughter, sister, writer, and eternal optimist
Interests: raising kids, reading, writing, cooking (not baking), DVD box sets, playing songs on repeat, laughing til my face hurts
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THank you for sharing your beautiful (and hopeful) story. I have a feeling this relationship is one of those long-lasting kind of friendships. She is 150% truly herself when they are together Its beautiful to see. xo
I think shell treasure it, too, Lisa :) xo
Awesome, Angela (jealous!). Good luck and thanks for entering.
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Our oldest daughter took a big leap of faith this year and started over at a new school. Grade seven is not an easy year to be starting anything over. And leaving good friends was the hardest part. She is not the kind of kid who favours big groups of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at late night plays
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She came into our room early in the morning and stood at the end of our bed—something our firstborn hasn't done in years. From the time she first slept through the night, she stopped coming to our room in search of comfort. She still looks for it through the day,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2014 at late night plays
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Every weekend, I make sure to fill the crispers in our refrigerator with fruit and vegetables, and then I spend the week chopping and sorting them into school lunches and adding them to our meals. When Friday arrives, I take stock of what is left and often throw together a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2014 at late night plays
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Disclosure: I am part of the Netflix #StreamTeam blogging program. I was not compensated for this post, but do receive perks and insider information from Netflix. Once a month, I write about shows that have caught our family's attention. The commentary is mine. + + + During the month of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2014 at late night plays
Thats why we made the switch, too, Giselle.
Toggle Commented Oct 31, 2014 on A YUMBOX GIVEAWAY at late night plays
There is no fiddling required, I promise!
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She cant be. Its not true!!
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You and me, girl :)
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Yes, there are quite compact. If you have a bigger eater, you can easily add a bagel or some thermos food in the back pack to go with it. Thanks for entering. Good luck!!
Toggle Commented Oct 26, 2014 on A YUMBOX GIVEAWAY at late night plays
Thank you very much, Lucy. I think we do our children a great service by knowing them and watching them so that we can help them navigate these years and pressures. Thank you for stopping by and reading. It means a lot.
Toggle Commented Oct 26, 2014 on BEING MY BEAUTIFUL SELF at late night plays
You are officially entered!!! xo
Toggle Commented Oct 23, 2014 on A YUMBOX GIVEAWAY at late night plays
Hi Ashley - too big to lose this one....though that doesnt stop them from being left at school from time to time ;) Good luck and thanks for entering!
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Ha hahaha hahaha You So Funny.
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Yes, I have a couple of kiddos that dont like touching so that is a great solution. Thanks for entering, good luck!
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With four kids and that many lunches, the lids had to go at our house :) Good luck and thanks for entering!
Toggle Commented Oct 20, 2014 on A YUMBOX GIVEAWAY at late night plays
Great thanks for entering, Cathy. Good luck!
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This has been a perfect solution for my JK kid, Marianne. Thanks for entering!
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Yup. bye bye lids was a good thing here, too! Good luck and thanks for entering, Nicole.
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Actually, Joanne....it is PERFECT for a snack box. Youre up next for a giveaway, right? :)
Toggle Commented Oct 20, 2014 on A YUMBOX GIVEAWAY at late night plays
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Okay, Team Lunches. We are just over thirty lunches into the school year, with about 200 more to get to the finish line. Why do I compare school lunches to miles? Because for some of us, it can feel like a really long race. For some of us, it can... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at late night plays
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Hi Karen....thank you so much. Hugs right back to you xo
Toggle Commented Oct 16, 2014 on I LOST A BABY, TOO at late night plays
I hadnt thought of it that way, Tracy. A tribute to that lost baby. Thank you for always seeing things with such a beautiful heart. You add so much to my life.xo
Toggle Commented Oct 16, 2014 on I LOST A BABY, TOO at late night plays