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June 4, 2017
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The Problem With Business Trips When Your Child Has A Chronic Illness

I’ve been lucky enough to travel a fair bit with work over the years. Shooting tea ads in Thailand, beer ads in New Zealand, chocolate ads in Prague…you name it, I’ve done it. It was always one of my favourite things about my career as an advertising copywriter. And why […]
June 3, 2017
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Dear Husband, Walk A Mile In My Shoes

Dear husband, please don’t take this the wrong way but…you will never understand what it is like to be the stay at home parent; the joys and frustrations all mixed up into one. Holding everything together by a thread including your own insanity. The burden of a whole household on […]
June 1, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…School Lunches

Like every other parent out there, I always looked forward to that monumental day when I could wave my kids off to school. I would finally be free! Well for five hours at least. Now two of my kids are in school and my almost three year old is at […]
May 31, 2017
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An Ode To In-Flight Germaphobia

We’re off to the sun For some family fun But I have a secret confession… It’s not just four of us flying, We need space for my trying Germ avoidance obsession.   My germaphobe is not new But it’s also quite true That it’s gotten a whole lot worse, Since […]

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