An Ode to 2014

An Ode to 2014

Posted by: on Dec 31, 2014 | No Comments
Let me just start by saying "THANK YOU". Thank you 2014 for all of your wonderful ups and downs, ins and outs, and a few upside downs. As you might remember, your predecessor 2013 was much less than kind to me at times. I was so glad to welcome you a year ago, 2014, and you did not disappoint. We started the year with a few bumps- lots of sickness and such, but that's to be expected with a toddler running around. Then, I returned to the stage for the first time in 10+ years. It was thrilling Read more [...]
All Hail King Julien!

All Hail King Julien!

Posted by: on Dec 30, 2014 | No Comments
On December 19th Netflix released a wacky, fun, and wonderfully colourful new original series starring the one and only King Julien. Who is King Julien? The wacky favourite lemur king from the Madagascar series, as originally voiced by Sacha Baron Cohen! You know- I like to move it move it- that guy! The show is wild and wonderfully fun. My daughter is not yet into the whole Madagascar series (though I'm sure she soon will be), so she doesn't know the characters. We did sit down to take Read more [...]
5 BIG Lies “They” Tell You About Breastfeeding

5 BIG Lies “They” Tell You About Breastfeeding

Posted by: on Dec 22, 2014 | 3 Comments
After having my daughter 3 years ago, my eyes were opened to the world of breastfeeding. There was so much I thought I knew that went completely out the window as soon as it was my turn to start nursing. I struggled A LOT. I cried, I suffered, I beat myself up constantly for 6+ months. Now, with my son, I am having a completely different experience, and I can actually discuss the subject with a little bit of humour and a lot less frustration. So here is my list of 5 BIG lies "they" tell you Read more [...]
Book Review: The Woman Who Stole My Life

Book Review: The Woman Who Stole My Life

Posted by: on Dec 2, 2014 | No Comments
Publisher's Synopsis: The Woman Who Stole My Life is a beautiful, page-turning novel about losing the life you had and starting a new one. One day, sitting in traffic, married Dublin mom Stella Sweeney attempts a good deed. The resulting car crash changes her life. She meets a man who wants her telephone number (for the insurance, it turns out). That's okay. She doesn't really like him much anyway (his Range Rover totally banjaxed her car). But in this meeting is born the seed of something Read more [...]