I’m terrified of the teenage years

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You will often hear my mother saying with snide laughter "I hope your daughter is exactly like you were as a teenager!" Now, I like to think she's referring to all of the awesome I was over those hormone filled, unpredictably ragey and emotional teenaged years, however I'm sure she's got other memories in mind. Growing up, I never had much of a relationship with my parents. … [Read more...]

Leading by example: The importance of teaching girl power

The importance of teaching girl power

Raising kids is hard, raising kids as a single mother is also hard, but making sure that you're raising a strong and confident daughter is the hardest! Smalls was born with a congenital heart defect, so from the very start she's had to overcome a lot of challenges. Her small stature being the most noticeable challenge of them all, and as a 5 foot 3.5 inch tall woman myself, … [Read more...]

Are you a cheater, or the cheater?

Netflix Cheating

It's ok... We've all been there. Well, 46% of us Netflix viewers around the globe have been - or at least are willing to admit that they're cheating right now... with their favourite Netflix shows. I'm part of that 46%, and I was recently busted by my man! You see, I thought I was being sneaky - watching an extra episode of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt here and there after … [Read more...]

4 flicks that will ruin your New Years Resolutions

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In January of every year I give something up. I've never really been a fan of New Years Resolutions, so I've adopted this annual New Years Resolutions meet Lent tradition. For the entire month of January I exercise my ability to say no, and put my will power to the test. This little tradition started many years ago with what I called "Dry January", where I gave up drinking for … [Read more...]

Why I’m not looking forward to Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life

Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life

Ok, before we go any further... I have a confession to make. I have never watched the Gilmore Girls... Nope... Never, not a single episode! And not because I didn't want to, or wasn't interested, I just -- Well... I don't know! I have no good reason as to why I never watched it, especially given that it was totally a show I would have been interested in! Between graduating … [Read more...]