November 2008

Bloggy business: new ad, new gig

14 November 2008 Editorial asides

Got a few items of bloggy business to take care of today. First, thanks to all of you who chimed in to let me know the reasonable rates for a live-out nanny. Got a few interviews scheduled but most importantly, signed up for an account with CanadianNanny.ca. It’s lousy with nannies in the neighbourhood; hoping […]

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Your thoughts: nanny fees?

13 November 2008 Working and mothering

Discuss: $100/day is too much to pay for a live-out nanny. She is young but has her ECE.

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Sleep Sack winner!

12 November 2008 Reviews, promotions and giveaways

Congratulations to Erin, winner of the Babylicious Sleep Cozy I blogged about last week! Erin, I’ll send you an e-mail to work out the details. Stay tuned, I have another bloggy giveaway scheduled soon!

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Hey Dani, how is the search for child care going?

11 November 2008 Working and mothering

It sucks. Thanks for asking. Since the end of August I’ve posted at least a dozen ads in various online and IRL places. I’ve talked to or e-mailed probably 20 people. I’ve invited three people to come to our house for an interview, and two of them didn’t even bother to show up. No call, […]

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Happy birthday, Sesame Street!

10 November 2008 Life, the Universe and Everything

Like me, Sesame Street is 39 years old — and still going strong! I’ve blogged before about my love for the show, especially the old skool ones where Cookie Monster loved his cookies always and not just as a sometimes food. I’ve got the Old School DVDs, the Songs from the Street CD collection, and […]

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When brain is fried, memes are good

6 November 2008 Uncategorized

Lucas is sick. Not serious sick, just buckets and buckets of snot sick. So much snot that I’ve given up on kleenex and now use receiving blankets like giant flannel hankies. (A good tip, BTW. Works like a charm!) He’s fitfully asleep in my lap as I type, and I have just enough mobility to […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Someday, my sons, you’ll wonder where you were when it happened

5 November 2008 Life, the Universe and Everything
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Wherein Beloved becomes a blogging chocolate whore

4 November 2008 Reviews, promotions and giveaways

In the nearly four years I’ve been blogging, Beloved has gone from bewildered to perplexed to tolerant. He really started to embrace the whole idea of the blog when it started bringing in free stuff, though. And when I recently signed up for a blog tour that involved free samples of Ghirardelli chocolate, he was […]

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Canadian Blog Awards now open for nominations!

2 November 2008 Meta-blogging

Hey all! It’s that time of year again. The Canadian Blog Awards are now accepting nominations of your favourite blogs and bloggers. Once again this year, I’ve been honoured with the task of helping Northern BC Dipper and SaskBoy administer the awards. Some fun stats from last year: In 2007, more than 700 blogs were […]

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Christmas in the Capital, 2008 edition

1 November 2008 Happy holidays

Edited to add: Click this link for the 2018 Santa Claus and holiday parade info! With Halloween barely put to bed (with a sore belly from all that candy, no doubt) we’ve nary the time for a breath of air before the season of Santa Claus parades is upon us. This is the third year […]

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