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Art made smart!

School lunches!!! Argh…so sick of packing school lunches already, is it only September? Am I alone here? You would think after fourteen years I’d be getting better at this. I am NOT one of those über organized mommas who pre-packages a weeks worth of healthy snacks and then allows the kids to pick from the […]

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Back to Life. Back to reality?

I never understood why New Years Eve is celebrated in January. As I wistfully bid farewell to soft summer days and spin full-force into another season of edumication, activities and stickers on the calendar. I know September is the REAL New Year. After tearing straight through elementary school, high school, University of Victoria then directly […]

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Don’t be such a… Jerk Prawns

Show of hands…who’s ready for their kids to go back to school? I sincerely apologize to my infinitely patient, home schooling friends, as I’m bowing down to you now! I do revel in having them at home, I appreciate the schedule-less life BUT after today’s boisterous display of sibling ‘love’, I’m done.  The rosy, sun-filled days […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.