Awesome Ads… Which is your favourite?

I’ve received these pics from a few people now (most recently from my mother – thanks Mum!). Too. Dang. Good. My fave? Maybe the Cellophane one? Or Mimsy?


Genetically Engineered Salmon Approved by the FDA

The FDA has just approved AquAdvantage Salmon – the first genetically engineered (GE) animal to be used for food, with a name that sounds like a contact lens.  It will be grown in Canada and Panama, because they rhyme. This GE-salmon grows faster than non-GE salmon and the FDA in all its power has concluded that …

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How To Parent Boys… Apparently

I’ve started reading that best-selling book on parenting boys (yes THAT one). I’m only a few chapters in, but already there are some statements so profound they need to be shared: “We have to give boys plenty of chance to exercise – girls too if they want it.” Oh please, may I? I promise it won’t take time …

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Study – The Effects of Birth Order on Personality

Previous research has shown that performance on psychometric intelligence tests decline slightly from first-borns to later-borns (scientifically-based evidence of our awesomeness). I’m first-born in our family. So’s my husband. So are a lot of my friends. Because it’s important to keep the Circle of Awesomeness. Before you second-borns (and above) get all upset – please …

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Study – Genetics, Sleep & Toddler Temperament

I don’t know about you, but I function like a zombie on Xanax when I’m sleep-deprived; I’ve always been envious of those who survive (and thrive) on 4 hours of sleep per night. Researchers have taken this question of why some people are more affected by sleep deprivation than others to a whole new level. In …

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City2Sea Run to Raise Funds for Starlight Children’s Foundation

Just in case you’ve missed my fundraising activities on Facebook and Google+… Josephine and I will be racing in the City2Sea next week to raise money for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. See our fundraising page here. Unlike man-flu, a sick kid is no joking matter, and the folks at Starlight do a fine job of …

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You love your kids unconditionally, but sometimes they cross a line that makes forgiveness difficult. Like when your 3-month-old baby girl pees on your Bon Jovi T-shirt. #Why #ImSoSorryJon