Tag: swimming

Montebello 2.0

| March 18, 2015 | 13 Comments
Montebello 2.0

Many of you know that last year we started what will be a tradition for our family – going to Montebello for Family Day weekend with Mary’s cousins. This year, we had a bit of a hiccup since Jon wasn’t feeling well, but overall, the trip was again a complete success. We did a few […]

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Ottawa Preschool Pool Crawl

| November 28, 2014 | 26 Comments
Ottawa Preschool Pool Crawl

As a former competitive swimmer, lifeguard, coach and all round lover of water I couldn’t wait to have kids so I could push them into my sport and live vicariously through them. Wait… that’s not right. I mean, I couldn’t wait to share my love of water with them. Yes! That’s what I meant. Either way, as soon […]

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5 Simple Exercises For Normal Delivery

| September 23, 2014 | 10 Comments
5 Simple Exercises For Normal Delivery

ElvisHuang / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND Most people objected to my decision of having a normal delivery of my second child, after a C-section for my firstborn. I was adamant. I wanted a healthy, normal delivery for my second child. The first pregnancy and delivery had been a tricky affair. However, it didn’t affect my […]

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Wordless Wednesday: New Friends

| September 3, 2014 | 5 Comments
Wordless Wednesday: New Friends

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Kids and Structured Activities — How Much is TOO Much?

| March 13, 2014 | 8 Comments
Kids and Structured Activities — How Much is TOO Much?

My daughter Mary participates in more activities than I do. Over her lifespan, she’s completed multiple sessions of Monkey Rock, swimming and gymnastics. She has also benefited from semi-regular attendance of library programs and Brinkeetos. While I was on maternity leave, we both looked forward to weekly playgroup. And I am probably even forgetting a […]

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