Neveah’s Covid Birthday

Let’s face it. This year, birthdays are hella different and in some ways a bit of a downer since you can’t celebrate with family and friends. For our family which has gotten much bigger over the years and we all somewhat have our own lives, this time of year is the lead up to the…

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This Is Going To Hurt

This one’s gonna hurt.I can already tell by the way you look back and smile at me,The glint in your eye and the smirk, registering,Or the way you cradle my face,Your fingers slowly tracing the edges of my chin,This one is going to hurt me…From the number of hours you occupy my mindTo the way…

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Why We Are Proud To Be From Immigrant Parents

Resilient, Proud, Hard working. Driven, Hopeful. Strong. Flexible. Are only some of the words used to describe our immigrant population, and we can think of many many more. Some of you may or may not know, R1 was born in the West Indies and R2 was born in Canada. Our parents moved to Montreal over…

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6 Things Being Solo Taught Me

Being a “blogger” (I cringe as I write that word) is an interesting thing, we write for ourselves, but kinda for our audience, but mostly for ourselves. But sometimes the posts which we are the most passionate about are the ones which have little to no impact, and the ones we crank out in 30…

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Our COVID-19 Bucket List

Yes, we know we are still for the most part in quarantine and that not many things have been re-opened, but in order to keep ourselves sane and keep our spirits up and ready for when the bans are fully lifted and we can live life before the word pandemic entered our vocabulary, we decided…

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Being Anti-Racist Is A Lifestyle

I, along with many of you I imagine, have been doing a lot of internal work, assessing what roles we play and have been playing within the conversation around being actively anti-racist; be it accessing your own internal biases and privileges and see hopefully how you/we can do and be better. But if I may…

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Motherhood: Letting Go

They don’t tell you that all in all, motherhood a series of letting gos. You carry another human being within you, do everything within your power to keep them inside, warm, safe and impenetrable. Little do you know that it is all out of your hands. Soon enough you’re being told they are to be…

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