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Exploring Aggie Days.

This afternoon we took the kids to Aggie Days, at Stampede Park. I’ve been living here in Calgary for almost five years, and I never knew about this neat event. Admission to get in is free, and the only thing you’ve got to pay for is parking if you decide to drive there. You get …

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Parent Achievement Unlocked.

When I found out I was pregnant with my first child way back in 2008, lots of things ran through my mind while I was both excited and scared. I thought about whether I was having a girl or a boy, I wondered what I would name my child, I wondered what my child would …

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Telus Spark and Star Trek.

Sometimes you just need a day off, and believe it or not kids need a day off too. So I decided we would have a ditch day, and I kept the kids home from school. After we slept in for a little bit we headed to McDonald’s for breakfast, then went to spend the day …

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A Lesson About Money.

The plan was to take the kids out for supper, but as we were getting ready to head out Keera asked if she could pay for herself. I assured her that she didn’t have to pay for herself, we were going to be paying. She kept insisting, she definitely got her stubbornness from me! So …

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Three kids, and I’m still learning.

The kids and I live with my mom, it’s not your typical living with parent situation. It’s more of a roommate situation, we split most things down the middle such as rent. She’s got her monthly financial obligations, and I’ve got mine.. Of course there are times when there’s grey areas, such as groceries and …

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The importance of documenting your weight-loss.

Weight-loss is no joke, it’s damn hard to lose weight. I’ve been on this weight-loss journey unofficially since 2014, and I’ve fallen off the wagon more than a dozen times. I started to post to Instagram, so that I could keep myself accountable. It was working for a bit, then it became a place where …

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