The gift of unconditional love is my secret weapon as I move through the world today, raising my own family. It was given to me by my parents, inscribed in my DNA.
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I got pregnant with my first child at 21, during the summer following my first year of law-school. I remember walking to the pharmacy in a daze. The pharmacy ran pregnancy tests for $7. That was half the price of the home pregnancy kits!! I soon understood why anyone would prefer paying the extra $7 … [Read more…]
Two of my girls — the first girl I gave birth to and our nanny — embarked on a Whole 30 challenge at the beginning of March and successfully completed it today. As the family cook and principal grocery shopper, I am equally proud and relieved that it is finally over. I’m proud of them … [Read more…]
My new podcast is up and ready to listen. In episode 10 of The Véro Show, I reflect on giving away things we still (think we) need, how my children are doing in school, and knowing when to say yes and when to say no to commitments. 0:00:30 – Intro and new patrons shout-out 0:07:30 … [Read more…]
This week’s podcast is a hodge-podge of topics, from why I went with crowdfunding as opposed to advertising to support my website and podcast, where my novel is at and how we can keep our dreams and fears in check. 0:00:00 to 0:08:00 – Why I’m using crowdfunding as opposed to ad revenues to support … [Read more…]
Originally posted on Vie de Cirque on February 22, 2012 As a working mother — aren’t we all? Ok, let me try this again… As a mother who happens to work outside the home in exchange for a paycheque albeit not nearly as hard as I work inside the home for no pay and a … [Read more…]
In this podcast, I revisit some of the questions asked during a Women’s Day Panel hosted by Cardus, a Think Tank dedicated to the renewal of North American social architecture. In the podcast, I mention a previous blog post written on my old blog Vie de Cirque: A Baby’s Place.
In this episode, I share my experience with sleep training my children and I rant about the inadequacy of healthcare for mothers of large families.