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  • There Are Always Flowers

    Let me Let me peel away the damaged skin And reveal the new Reveal the truth Let me find beauty in the sorrow in the loss in the tragedy In the darkest moments my shrill laugh…

  • You’re Gonna Thank Me for This Review

    Plentils. Heard of them? They’re a new product from the amazing folks at Enjoy Life Foods, a company dedicated to making delicious allergy-friendly snacks. Plentils are a…

  • The Day My Identity Was Stolen

    by Ryan Durrell In the late 1990s I was learning to code websites between classes and glasses (of beer) at university and made a website called “The Mayo Centre” – which,…

  • Sometimes, it’s a #DadFail Kinda Day

    by Ryan Durrell I’ve been told there are piles of books you can read to prepare you for parenthood, and I think I may have even seen a couple before, but I couldn’t tell you…

  • Listen, repeat after me: There’s no such thing as a perfect parent. We’re all just doing our best to raise these little humans, and mistakes are bound to happen. The lives we…

  • Starlight Children’s Foundation: 22nd Annual Gala

    Starlight Children’s Foundation is an organization I love to support. They do such amazing work for seriously ill children both in and out of hospital, and I’m very…

  • A Box Full Of Cute: Kawaii Box

    My kids are super into kawaii right now. “Kawaii” means “cute”, and let me tell you — I’ve found the absolute cutest box of kawaii ever. Have…

  • Review: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS

    The new Camaro arrived earlier this year as a 2016 model. A long-awaited replacement for the outgoing Camaro generation, which started production in 2007, the new Camaro doesn’t…

  • #ShowMeYourBrave: Blood Isn’t Always Thicker Than Water

    It takes incredible strength to stand up to the people who are supposed to love us most of all. Emotional waters get  so muddied when family is involved. We’re told blood…

  • I Don’t Blog’s Top Picks From the 2017 Autoshow (CIAS)

    Hey all, Heading down to the Canadian International Autoshow this week? Looking for a new car and want to know what’s hot and fresh? Here’s our breakdown of the…

  • One Day at a Time, Mama

    For years, I thought there was nothing I wanted more than exactly what I had. I was a stay-at-home mom, mostly, with a dash of freelancer thrown in for stimulation and spending…

  • Ugh, why do you overshare so much?

    Shh, don’t tell people that! What’ll they think? Keep more secrets, be mysterious, stop telling the world your problems. Why do I overshare? Where is my shame? Why do…

  • The Show Me Your Brave Project: Why it Matters

    Awhile ago, a reporter reached out to me about the Show Me Your Brave project. The project was something I started rather casually (and quite by accident), collecting stories of…