1. Letting Go of Jenn

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    March 16, 2017 by Katia

    There are certain recurring dates that I encounter at different corners of my life through same-day birthdays, anniversaries and less …
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  2. You Know What an Accent Means?

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    February 2, 2017 by Katia

    “You know what an accent is, don’t you? It’s a sign of bravery” a friend chimed in on a Facebook …
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  3. The Struggle is Gift (and other things I wish I could tell my younger self)

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    December 6, 2016 by Katia

    Hey, you. Remember being twelve years-old and having wise thoughts? Somehow traveling outside of your country for the first time, …
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  4. What to Watch This Halloween Eve – 5 Recommendations for Netflix Thrillers from my Husband

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    October 31, 2016 by Katia

    Today I was mentioning the name Zayn to my seven year-old. My eyes just about popped out when my husband …
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  5. I Don’t Watch Horror Movies. Parenting is Scary Enough

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    October 28, 2016 by Katia

    Stuff I can relate to as a parent: anyone in a corset or practicing other forms of holding their breath. …
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  6. 5 Reasons to Visit a Baby Trade Show if You’re a New or Expecting Mom – Sponsored Post for BabyTime Show Toronto

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    October 20, 2016 by Katia

    One of the most important skills that I’m still learning as a mom is how to be my own friend and …
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  7. Reasons I’m Binge-Watching The Office on Netflix

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    October 12, 2016 by Katia

    Michael Scott is me – I’m never as quick and efficient as when I need to do something totally useless. …
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BlogHer '13 Voices of the Year Community Keynote Honoree
Scary Mommy
The Epistolarians

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Sometimes it's hard to find connection points between my childhood and my children's. It's not just Middle East in the 80s vs. North America today, but also me being a girly girl and them, well, not. Continuity is scarce and sought after and often artificially created. However, this morning when the kids announced "Bearsy Wears is getting a little trim" their mom may have wrinkled her forehead considering all of the added items on her to do list, sizing up the scissors in her children's hands and calculating risks, but the little girl from the 80s held up one hand with scissors and pointed to the shaven-head Barbie in the other one and thought "twinsies". #nostalgia #haircuts #momsofinstagram #weekend #parenting #bonding #siblings #boymom
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