Profile of Lyndsay McCready

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  • The Playpen Diaries: Growing with time

    Everyone has his or her ups and downs and my life is no exception. Four years ago I was planning what I thought was the biggest day of my life — ...

  • Mom vs. the flu

    A crying child in the middle of the night can mean one of any number of things. It could mean your child has had a nightmare and with some ...

  • Today, pay your beauty forward

    And although I feel this phrase is 100 per cent true, according to a friend’s blog and a global study, only two per cent of women find themselves ...

  • The Playpen Diaries: Travel with kids an imagination vacation

    For the most part our vacation has been pretty good, minus the fact that we were stuck in Golden, B.C. due to a closed highway; everyone, ...

  • Playpen diaries: Moving forward in 2014

    In 2013, if I learned one thing it was that Willie Nelson knows what he is talking about — well, on this matter anyway. Although I have always ...

  • Playpen Diaries: Believing in Christmas

    I love watching my children rip open their presents and I love playing into the story of Santa Claus. But most of all, I love the freedom ...

  • Playpen Diaries: Raising a better society

    In Moose Jaw it was the city bus situation that had people talking, out east it was the alleged abuse a Toronto man had suffered at the hands of ...

  • Dealing with year two of the terrible twos

    However, I fear what I have learned this past year will hold no relevance in the year to come. My daughter was, or is, a whiner. Everything she ...

  • Forget the fat, be happy

    Yes, I know, many of you are probably asking yourselves why? But the simple answer is I have a weakness for reality TV. However, this time it ...

  • Keeping the magic alive

    Although jolly old Saint Nick could not be in the Friendly City himself Saturday, he sent the next best thing - Mrs. Claus. Telling stories, ...