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While at Barbie Headquarters in Los Angeles, I had the opportunity to bring home the new Entrepreneur Barbie for my girls. Entrepreneur Barbie marks her 150th Career. 150th - amazing, right? So, exactly what business is Barbie is starting? Well, that's all up to the imaginations of kids. Barbie says on her Linkedin page, “My new business is ‘Dream Incubator’ where I act as a consultant, helping girls around the … [Read more...]

Memorable Birthdays

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My birthday is December 31, and it's always been both a blessing and a curse. As a child, I often felt disappointed that some of my gifts were for both Christmas and birthday, in one. When you are a kid this is a pretty big deal! Then as I got older, I felt that my special day was blurred into the bigger festivity that is New Year’s Eve. Even though my birthday always ended with fireworks, it was always an addition to … [Read more...]

Finding Her Voice #BarbieProject

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It's been such an eye opening experience to be the mother of twins. While all my girls are complete individuals and I recognize and celebrate that, any parent of multiples will say that you really notice personalities when you have two of the same age. After all, they are always with you and most oftentimes, always together. My Sophia, Twin A, is dominant in every way. Her boisterous and outgoing personality was … [Read more...]

Shared Difference #BarbieProject

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I am the youngest of 7 children, and by youngest I mean - by a lot. My brothers and sisters are 14+ years older than myself. So, growing up, it was like I had many parents and oftentimes it felt like I was an only child. By the time I was of school-age, I was the only sibling living at home, and close bonds were made with neighbouring friends or my nieces and nephews who were close to my age. As I said in last months … [Read more...]

The Messes Twins Make

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  There's two to wash, There's two to dry; There's two who argue, There's two who cry. One's in the mud, Having a ball; The other holds a crayon... Another marked wall. Some days seem endless, My patience grows thin. Why did God choose me To be a mother of twins? The answer comes clear- At the end of the day, As I tuck them in bed And to myself I say... There's two to kiss, There's two to … [Read more...]

Sponsored Post: Never Say Dieting Oath

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  A few years ago I wrote about how my daughter, who was 6 at the time, thought a perfect body created a perfect life. My daughters' statement has crossed my mind countless times since then, that small conversation sent a huge ripple in my world of parenting and still effects me today. Knowing how much kids take in and imitate, I've always been conscious of my own words and actions. I know that my … [Read more...]

Discovering your Disney Side

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  Having never been as a kid, I used to think Disney Parks were just gigantic amusement parks. I assumed it was a similar experience to the fairs that flew through town once a year, only bigger and more permanent. While I was always curious and knew I wanted to go eventually, I didn't think it would ever be 'up there' on my list of favourite places in this world. Then, I experienced Disney as an adult with my … [Read more...]

Piling on the Chaos

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  Since life in the house of chaos wasn't busy enough, I just had to add another activity {twice a week} into the mix. The Twins starting taking swimming lessons again! It's been a couple years since they have been in actual classes, even though they swim often with us and on vacations. The girls do enjoy their time in the pool yet with Cheerleading {three times a week + competitions}, Guides and Sparks - … [Read more...]

I rocked back to school. Nope, that’s a fail.

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  Twas the night before the start of school, when all through the house, not a child was stirring ... **reality check: they were but weren't in bed. I kept hearing the thumps and giggles. What's that book called again, about going the f to sleep? *sigh* There was only one thing left to do and we were all ready. I began the first of many school lunches. Standing there and scowling at the job but mostly at … [Read more...]

Family Fun ~ Strawberry Shortcake: Follow Your Berry Own Beat!

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Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received family tickets for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience.   On Friday night, the girls and I had a very special time together. We went to Strawberry Shortcake: Follow Your Berry Own Beat! Excitement was high that entire day, my kids were literally jumping for joy and eager for showtime. They didn't … [Read more...]