Author Archives: multitaskingmumma

Weathering the Storm of Mental Illness

Looking out at the snow covered trees that haven’t given us reprieve from winter for months, I snuggle deeper into the soft blankets on my bed and breathe in the sage I left burning on my bench. Positive energy surrounds me and I can hear the sounds of laughter from my daughter in the living…

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2018 in da HOUSE! Gurl… Where you Been and What are you Watching?

You guys?! Welcome, 2018! *Umm, Leighann, it’s February… where have you been? Sorry, guys. January’s got me like; teenage eye rolls, falls off chair, rolls under bed, doesn’t come out for an entire month out of the year. January can be a grey month in Ontario. It’s cold, icy, and folk’s be broke from the…

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All I Want for Christmas is to Binge Watch Netflix

Ever since Netflix entered my life so has binge watching. I used to be opposed to the idea of sitting through entire seasons of shows. I wanted to save a couple for each night of the week with the sweet anticipation of what was to come. Bundle up in a blanket, tuck my feet in…

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Cat Snuggles Make Good Bedtime Stories

I wish you could see. I’m in the dark laying at the end of my daughters bed. She called me in because she needed someone to help her feel safe. Paul, our youngest cat child, has snuggled in behind her knees. This is major. Paul was picked out from the animal rescue by my daughter. They…

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Netflix… Making You Question if There Was Ever A World Without Technology

Lately, in our house, we have been trying to limit the amount of screen time. And by that I mean our daughter has lost her screen time. BUT. When she has her screen time, it is generally monitored closely and can be lost should her behaviour not reflect our family values. And by that I…

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A Mindful Life

Here in this life be mindful.   Wear that dress that you are saving.   Tell the girl in HR that she has a really nice sweater on, ask where she got it (maybe she has a coupon?)   Get angry at injustice (and do something about it).   Say NO, and use it as…

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Announcing …. this Amazing Kid

My girl, like many children out there, is obsessed with YouTube reviews and toy openings and families and kids. We watch these online celebs with her and cry silently as our ears bleed. Just kidding. No. I’m. Not. But, as our child’s obsession grew so did her talent. She pretended to review her toys, our…

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They Say it’s Your Birthday – but Even if They’re Lying You Should Still Celebrate

“They say it’s your birthday!!” “Happy Birthday!” …what? It’s not your birthday? Well, hold on to your hat because I’m going to talk about it anyway. And I bet you know someone with a birthday this month. Great, thanks for reminding me, I do know someone and I have nothing planned. I got chu. And…

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His Name Is Mr. Super – But Don’t Ask Him About His Powers

My daughter and I have a routine each night before she goes to sleep. I lay with her and she tells me the good things about her day. And then the not so good things about her day. Sometimes the not so great things outweigh the good, but we always find a way to put…

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Author Archives: multitaskingmumma

Weathering the Storm of Mental Illness

Looking out at the snow covered trees that haven’t given us reprieve from winter for months, I snuggle deeper into the soft blankets on my bed and breathe in the sage I left burning on my bench. Positive energy surrounds me and I can hear the sounds of laughter from my daughter in the living…

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2018 in da HOUSE! Gurl… Where you Been and What are you Watching?

You guys?! Welcome, 2018! *Umm, Leighann, it’s February… where have you been? Sorry, guys. January’s got me like; teenage eye rolls, falls off chair, rolls under bed, doesn’t come out for an entire month out of the year. January can be a grey month in Ontario. It’s cold, icy, and folk’s be broke from the…

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All I Want for Christmas is to Binge Watch Netflix

Ever since Netflix entered my life so has binge watching. I used to be opposed to the idea of sitting through entire seasons of shows. I wanted to save a couple for each night of the week with the sweet anticipation of what was to come. Bundle up in a blanket, tuck my feet in…

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Cat Snuggles Make Good Bedtime Stories

I wish you could see. I’m in the dark laying at the end of my daughters bed. She called me in because she needed someone to help her feel safe. Paul, our youngest cat child, has snuggled in behind her knees. This is major. Paul was picked out from the animal rescue by my daughter. They…

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Netflix… Making You Question if There Was Ever A World Without Technology

Lately, in our house, we have been trying to limit the amount of screen time. And by that I mean our daughter has lost her screen time. BUT. When she has her screen time, it is generally monitored closely and can be lost should her behaviour not reflect our family values. And by that I…

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A Mindful Life

Here in this life be mindful.   Wear that dress that you are saving.   Tell the girl in HR that she has a really nice sweater on, ask where she got it (maybe she has a coupon?)   Get angry at injustice (and do something about it).   Say NO, and use it as…

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Announcing …. this Amazing Kid

My girl, like many children out there, is obsessed with YouTube reviews and toy openings and families and kids. We watch these online celebs with her and cry silently as our ears bleed. Just kidding. No. I’m. Not. But, as our child’s obsession grew so did her talent. She pretended to review her toys, our…

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They Say it’s Your Birthday – but Even if They’re Lying You Should Still Celebrate

“They say it’s your birthday!!” “Happy Birthday!” …what? It’s not your birthday? Well, hold on to your hat because I’m going to talk about it anyway. And I bet you know someone with a birthday this month. Great, thanks for reminding me, I do know someone and I have nothing planned. I got chu. And…

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His Name Is Mr. Super – But Don’t Ask Him About His Powers

My daughter and I have a routine each night before she goes to sleep. I lay with her and she tells me the good things about her day. And then the not so good things about her day. Sometimes the not so great things outweigh the good, but we always find a way to put…

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Author Archives: multitaskingmumma

Weathering the Storm of Mental Illness

Looking out at the snow covered trees that haven’t given us reprieve from winter for months, I snuggle deeper into the soft blankets on my bed and breathe in the sage I left burning on my bench. Positive energy surrounds me and I can hear the sounds of laughter from my daughter in the living…

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2018 in da HOUSE! Gurl… Where you Been and What are you Watching?

You guys?! Welcome, 2018! *Umm, Leighann, it’s February… where have you been? Sorry, guys. January’s got me like; teenage eye rolls, falls off chair, rolls under bed, doesn’t come out for an entire month out of the year. January can be a grey month in Ontario. It’s cold, icy, and folk’s be broke from the…

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All I Want for Christmas is to Binge Watch Netflix

Ever since Netflix entered my life so has binge watching. I used to be opposed to the idea of sitting through entire seasons of shows. I wanted to save a couple for each night of the week with the sweet anticipation of what was to come. Bundle up in a blanket, tuck my feet in…

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Cat Snuggles Make Good Bedtime Stories

I wish you could see. I’m in the dark laying at the end of my daughters bed. She called me in because she needed someone to help her feel safe. Paul, our youngest cat child, has snuggled in behind her knees. This is major. Paul was picked out from the animal rescue by my daughter. They…

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Netflix… Making You Question if There Was Ever A World Without Technology

Lately, in our house, we have been trying to limit the amount of screen time. And by that I mean our daughter has lost her screen time. BUT. When she has her screen time, it is generally monitored closely and can be lost should her behaviour not reflect our family values. And by that I…

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A Mindful Life

Here in this life be mindful.   Wear that dress that you are saving.   Tell the girl in HR that she has a really nice sweater on, ask where she got it (maybe she has a coupon?)   Get angry at injustice (and do something about it).   Say NO, and use it as…

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Announcing …. this Amazing Kid

My girl, like many children out there, is obsessed with YouTube reviews and toy openings and families and kids. We watch these online celebs with her and cry silently as our ears bleed. Just kidding. No. I’m. Not. But, as our child’s obsession grew so did her talent. She pretended to review her toys, our…

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They Say it’s Your Birthday – but Even if They’re Lying You Should Still Celebrate

“They say it’s your birthday!!” “Happy Birthday!” …what? It’s not your birthday? Well, hold on to your hat because I’m going to talk about it anyway. And I bet you know someone with a birthday this month. Great, thanks for reminding me, I do know someone and I have nothing planned. I got chu. And…

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His Name Is Mr. Super – But Don’t Ask Him About His Powers

My daughter and I have a routine each night before she goes to sleep. I lay with her and she tells me the good things about her day. And then the not so good things about her day. Sometimes the not so great things outweigh the good, but we always find a way to put…

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