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The Chipman’s Journey to Hollywood

The last time we checked in the with the Chipmans, they were cosily ensconced in a modern high rise in downtown Vancouver. This spring, this…

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Halloween Bliss Ball

Here is a fun, healthy recipe for a Halloween that you can make with your kids. As a mum, I cringe every time I see…

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Ivy Citizens: No more ‘shrink it’ and ‘pink it’ for the girls

Ivy Citizens was started by veteran designer Amanda Laird Cherry and her business partner, Lisa Thompson, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The brand’s debut at LA Fashion…

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Lifestyle

The Chipman’s Journey to Hollywood

The last time we checked in the with the Chipmans, they were cosily ensconced in a modern high rise in downtown Vancouver. This spring, this…

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Ivy Citizens: No more ‘shrink it’ and ‘pink it’ for the girls

Ivy Citizens was started by veteran designer Amanda Laird Cherry and her business partner, Lisa Thompson, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The brand’s debut at LA Fashion…

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A 12 year old who turned her dream into reality

If you ever look around at your peers and experience a tinge of envy at their accomplishments, you’re not alone. But when it happens upon…

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Viewpoint

When Fear, Hope and Courage Collide

A twenty year veteran of military service, a decorated Navy SEAL, a parent of two teenagers, and now a Congressional candidate in Maryland’s fifth Congressional…

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The Second Trimester: This is What Doing E Must Feel Like

(Written between the well-rested hours of the second trimester) As I officially swung into the second trimester in week 13 of my pregnancy, I wanted…

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The Young Motherhood Project

It’s a common stereotype, regrettably  reinforced by mainstream media, religious traditionalists, and reality television: the irresponsible teen mom, single, and relying on social assistance or…

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D-I-Y

Halloween Bliss Ball

Here is a fun, healthy recipe for a Halloween that you can make with your kids. As a mum, I cringe every time I see…

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Chia and Sesame Crackers recipe

I know it sounds crazy to make your own crackers… but do give it a go!  Homemade is definitely best, even when it comes to…

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Cupcake Family

A talented girl, Stella, 9, from Perth, Australia drew herself, her little brother, Jake, and her mom as cupcakes.  Such an adorable Cupcake Family!  …

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