One Special Girl Saves Many Lives

A man named Duncan McLindon reached out to me to ask if I’d share his daughter’s story, and I am so grateful he did.  As a mom, I was deeply touched by Tabitha’s story which is both heart-wrenching and inspiring.  It is an incredible honour to know about and write to you about his special little […]

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Childhood Lessons on World Peace

“Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.” ~ Mother Teresa There is real wisdom in how simply and clearly kids see the world.  For them, every moment is an opportunity, a chance to explore and question. They learn right from wrong at an early age.  They know, for example, it’s bad […]

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Purging to Make Room

It’s hard to believe the end of summer is almost upon us. September always feels like a new start for me.  Although I’ve been out of school for many years, the end of August still brings a flood of back-to-school feelings – excitement and anticipation, mingled with the uncertainty of what’s ahead.  (Not to mention […]

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Feeling Cranky? Snap Out of It!

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. ~ Robert Brault You know those days where the least little thing annoys you?  Where it takes nothing to set you off?  That’s what my last week has been like, on and off. Yes – I’ve been cranky […]

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Being a Mom

Would we have chosen to have kids, had we known what we were getting into? Believe it or not, absolutely. My husband and I got married young.  We were 22.  We knew we didn’t have life figured out, but decided to take on the world together.  One thing we did know, back then, was that we […]

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New Beginnings

Wow… 2012.  A new year is upon us.  Yes, it’s taken me over a week to process that. This particular new year is bringing lots of changes for me.  And I don’t feel ready. Eeeek! I’m not a New Year’s resolution person. I’ve set resolutions in the past and they haven’t stuck.  I now know […]

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