Category Archives: Canada

Maternity Leave in Canada

Noteworthy: I stopped working to take (legally acceptable) advantage of the Canadian Unemployment Insurance System. Maternity leave in Canada works like this: a pregnant woman who’s worked a certain number of hours in the year prior to her pregnancy is … Continue reading

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Every Pity Needs a Party

In my prenatal class the other night (yes I’m taking prenatal yoga, it’s my childhood yuppie dream come true), while chatting with my fellow pregnant classmates before class started, the topic of registering (i.e. for baby gifts) came up. Classmate: … Continue reading

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I Wore Pants to My Mormon Church

To find out more about why I wore pants to church, and why it was even a big deal, please visit the Facebook page about it here. Also, this Huffington Post article here. ••••••• Five years ago after marrying a … Continue reading

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