Puzzling out the Truth in the Age of Fake News

It's been a week or two now since I've seen any posts about Momo and I'm glad. I'm talking about posts where that mom has removed YouTube completely from her kid’s devices, or that other mom who stopped letting her children go to friends houses in case they went on YouTube, or that dad who took the devices away completely. 

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Getting Into the Spirit, Cow Valley Style

Last year I said to myself, you don’t have to do all the Christmas events. In the past we’ve attended several holiday-related activities in the Cowichan Valley (squeezed every little ounce in). Even though we cut back last year on what we did, we certainly got into the holiday spirit.

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Fitness and Finding Yourself Again

I have always identified as an athlete. Always. Even after I finished playing university-level hockey, I still worked out just as hard… if not harder. I did a half-marathon. I ran throughout my first pregnancy, literally right to my due date. I continued working out and running throughout my pregnancy with the twins and was still running three to five km’s several times a week at a pretty good pace, up until 34 weeks with them. Maybe my true “athlete” days were long gone, but I had yet to truly admit it.

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