My Modern Family #StreamTeam

My Modern Family #StreamTeam

Posted by: on May 28, 2015 | No Comments
What is family? That's something you have to define for yourself. In my case, family is a big, long explanation. :) When I was young, I was one of the only kids I knew with divorced parents. When I spent time at a friend's house, it usually meant there was a Mommy, a Daddy, my friend, and maybe a sibling or two. From the time I was 4 years old, I had 2 distinct families: my mom's family who all lived in South Florida, and my dad's family who all lived in Toronto. Those were the simple times Read more [...]
The Best Baby Food: Review & Giveaway

The Best Baby Food: Review & Giveaway

Posted by: on May 19, 2015 | 4 Comments
Making homemade food for my babies is something that is very important to me. I like knowing exactly what is being put into their little bodies as I introduce "solids". There will be plenty of time for quick, processed meals and junk food later in life. For the earliest meals, however, I like to feel like I have some control, and I've made making my own baby food a priority. Fortunately there are some really amazing resources out there to help in the process of preparing and coming up with new Read more [...]
Special Delivery

Special Delivery

Posted by: on May 12, 2015 | No Comments
About 2 weeks ago, I packaged and sent off almost 350 ounces of my breast milk from Montreal to Florida so that it could eventually make its way to a very special family in North Carolina. Here's the story... For privacy purposes, I will only be using initials to discuss the people involved (though those who know us will be able to put the pieces together).  A and M are first cousins, but being born less than 3 months apart, they have always been more like sisters. When my mother, brother Read more [...]
Book Review: Inside the O’Briens

Book Review: Inside the O’Briens

Posted by: on May 6, 2015 | No Comments
Publisher's Synopsis: From the New York Times bestselling author of Still AliceLisa Genova comes a powerful and transcendent new novel about a family struggling with the impact of Huntington’s disease.Joe O’Brien is a forty-four-year-old police officer from the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Charlestown, Massachusetts. A devoted husband, proud father of four children in their twenties, and respected officer, Joe begins experiencing bouts of disorganized thinking, uncharacteristic temper Read more [...]