The Tattletale and the Whistleblower

I was with my little cousins Marli, who’s 5, and Ben, who’s 12.  Marli was blowing a plastic whistle she had gotten from a Chuckie Cheese, really loudly.  Ben, being the 12-year-old big brother, asked her to stop, but she kept blowing the whistle louder and louder. [ Read More ]

A Shaving Kit For Boys [PODCAST]

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Megan Mac tells a funny true story about the time she bought her son his first shaving kit for Christmas.  [ Read More ]

Brother’s Cleaning Obsession [PODCAST]

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Pia’s brother is a bit of a neat-freak. Take a listen and find out how into cleaning he really is! [ Read More ]

When Math Meets History Meets… The Field Trip Chaperone

When I was in third grade my class went on a bunch of field trips. Honestly, I’m not sure how they were justified. For example, we were studying the rainforest and so we went to The Rainforest Café. [ Read More ]

Keen Observations

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While driving along on a sunny day with my young granddaughter by my side, I felt like I was on top of the world. [ Read More ]

Lightning Does Strike Twice

The world of CBC radios is a lot more dangerous than you might think! [ Read More ]

Free Box

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At their so-called “garage sale,” my sons put all of the “junk” they wanted to get rid of in a carton that they marked “Free Box.” [ Read More ]

Lady With The Magic Hands

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Last year, my husband and I had a bakery that sold heart healthy dessert breads like pumpkin bread, zucchini bread, sweet potato bread and banana bread, to name a few. [ Read More ]

My Recourceful Scout

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Before leaving for girl scouts one evening, my daughter couldn’t find a clean handkerchief. I wanted her to be responsible so I reminded, “A good scout thinks for herself.” [ Read More ]

Just in Case They Wanted to Call [PODCAST]

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Pia and her kids travel Canada! But upon visiting a cemetery, Pia realizes she might have some explaining to do to her children. [ Read More ]

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