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December 1, 2018

Regardless of how you feel about the holiday season — no matter if you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Diwali, Mawlid, Bohdi Day, Yule, the Birthday of Guru Nanak, nothing or anything …

October 14, 2018

I found out that gluten was an issue when my son was reacting to my breast milk. He had terrible sleep and digestion issues until I took gluten, dairy and …

If you’ve ever gotten a rash from a face product, or had an adverse reaction to a shampoo, gotten dizzy walking through the war zone of smells in a perfume …

March 24, 2017

Aside from your heart spontaneously combusting, there are a lot of other unpleasant things to do when your baby dies. As with any death planning, it’s gut wrenchingly awful and …

March 23, 2017

Hands in the air, often on knees, glaring skyward, as if to rage against a deity or aliens (or whomever might be in charge of unfortunate events). That’s how our …

December 6, 2013

Reminders of people whom you cared deeply for, but now are dead, are never easy to experience. That game you used to play together, their favourite holiday, a gift they …

June 3, 2013

So, you waited until after you had your career fully established before adding to global overpopulation — both to avoid poverty and because you enjoy working. Kids cost a lot of money and it’s …

May 22, 2013

The scene begins with dramatically rolled eyes. Eyes rolled with such intense inner turmoil that surely the head they live in is an angst-bomb that’s about to explode. Then the …

May 6, 2013

Mother’s Day is a paltry slip of a day, heavily laden with overcrowded brunches and poorly molded hand print ceramics — but that’s why they made mimosas an acceptable breakfast drink. Really …

April 26, 2013

My son Agent (yep, I named him that) is turning two in two weeks, and at this stage, lot of moms tend to start thinking about adding another human to …

April 16, 2013

After my friend Linda was diagnosed with a type of breast cancer that was was only treatable by chemotherapy, radiation and surgery, we decided to do a photo series of an Apocalyptic …

March 30, 2013

  I found out that I had cervical cancer on Halloween day 2012 (trick or treat!), after having my first abnormal pap smear ever in early September the same year. …

August 15, 2012

EFor his first eight months, my son Agent would wake up every forty minutes to every hour or so in pain with gas. After that, up until he was one …

August 14, 2012

Dad had been in a coma from the stroke for a few days at that point. All four siblings had arrived from their respective corners of Canada, and we were …