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The mother-child bond and it’s importance in health.

Today is mother’s day.  Typically a day of celebration with hugs and cards to all those important mother figures in our lives.  This mother’s day is a bit different.  Many are separated from their kids, viewing their kids or grandkids … Continue reading

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Valentines – The Original Affirmation

Earlier this week I found myself in front of an entire wall of Valentines.  Brightly decorated cards with adorable “punny” phrases and comical characters.  As a child, ok more a teen, I found giving out valentines incredibly tedious (as a … Continue reading

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Student Self Care – a Difficult Lesson to Learn

Balance.  A simple word which encompasses so much complexity.  Many think balance is a stable state – it’s not.  It’s an interplay of dynamic forces that interact in a way to keep a resonant balance (ahhh physics).  If one force … Continue reading

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Are you OK?

“Are you OK?” Three little words that evoke more power than we think. Three little words we don’t ask, or answer honestly, enough. Three little words that evoke care and compassion. What is “OK”?  It’s a relative word meaning different … Continue reading

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Calming Christmas Crafts for Kids

  As a kid, my favourite holiday was Christmas and my favourite pass time was crafting (and still is).  Imagine my delight when each year my Mom would pull out the craft case and we would make and paint Christmas … Continue reading

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Beyond the Mask

As a child I loved Halloween.  It was a holiday were it was acceptable to embrace what I loved – dressing up (yes, I’m ignoring the whole folk lore and dark undertones of the holiday’s origin, but as a kid … Continue reading

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Back To School – Student Self Care and the 3 B’s

Happy first week back to school! I’ve been greatly enjoying the kid school pics hitting my facebook homepage (bonus points for the kids rocking their own style… especially if it’s rainbow glitter) and the eclectic array of coloured pens, pencils, … Continue reading

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Life Lessons From a Two Year Old

I took my nephew to the aquarium yesterday. This kid is an absolute water kid – he lives in the pool/bath and loves sea creatures (must be the Pisces in him).  I was certain he was going to be “Gaga” … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Worth – What do you Value?

This has been a blog about a month in the making.  Let me first start with a disclaimer of why I chose the title and picture.  My birthday is coming up shortly and I’ve been bombarded with autonomic thoughts and … Continue reading

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The Art of Scheduling – An Organized Mind leads to An Organized Life  

Scheduling is a way to evoke order and calm in your everyday life.  It gives balance and structure, which we need to operate fully physically and mental-emotionally.  Even in infancy schedules are imprutnent to life.  Babies feel best when they … Continue reading

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