Valentine’s Day & The Lost Art of Chivalry

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St. Valentine’s Day – the most romantic day of the year. A day for love and grand sweeping romantic gestures. Traditionally, little kids exchange cards with their classmates, big kids send lollipops to their crushes. Enamoured adults purchase sappy cards, boxes of chocolates, bouquets of roses, and splash out for romantic dinners. Couples get engaged, others get […]

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“Mommy, Can We Slow Down?”

My 9-year-old came to me in tears last weekend. Not the fickle kind of tears but the real ones. The life is hard ones that leak down your face uncontrollably and leave you exhausted. He wasn’t hurt and he wasn’t sick. He was scared. My heart may have stopped beating for a minute. This was […]

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Expat Mom Raising TCKs

Expat –  short for expatriate. A person residing outside their country of citizenship. Third Culture Kids (TCKs) – children raised in a culture other than their parents during their formative years. Now that we got that out-of-the-way. What does ex-pat really mean? You may have learned from my bio, I’m Canadian as is my husband. Our children […]

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