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A Keurig Morning (and a giveaway!)

It’s early morning and I’m the only one awake, for now. It’s still dark outside and I’m walking softly across the kitchen floor. I don’t want to wake the rest of the family as these are just a few, precious, quiet moments before the day begins. First things, first. Coffee. I open up my Keurig coffee maker, put in a K-Cup pod of my favourite Breakfast Blend and close the lid and hear the piercing of the foil lid. I set the coffee size to my usual setting. It’s two-shy of the largest one so I  ...

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Navigating a Toddler’s Fears

My daughter is at the age where monsters under the bed are becoming very real. Her capacity for imagination is developing and it’s all very new and worrying to her. Somewhere around two to three years old, children learn to be anxious and afraid of things, even if it’s entirely  ...

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Can men wear hats?

The age old question that has plagued men for years – can, or really should men wear hats?   I’m not talking about beanies (toques), ball caps or even flat caps, but proper brimmed hats that the dapper gentlemen wore back in the days where everyone wore suits for even the most  ...

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A Dad’s Guide To Father’s Day

At last, it’s our turn. We celebrated Mother’s Day in May, with a thoughtful card, flowers, and a few well-intended gifts. I’m a relatively new Dad and this is only my second Father’s Day. I’ve learned that most of us Dads are a peculiar bunch, combining  ...

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