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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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Kids and Colours – Using Colour as a Therapeutic Tool Back to School

One of my favourite things in this world is colour.  All colours, in different vibrancies, hues, shapes and shimmer.  As a kid I would marvel at all the different back to school products.  Excited by my purchases of bright geometric … Continue reading

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Silence is Louder – Listen to the Unspoken Words of our Youth

There are many unspoken biases in our society – gender, race, religion, sexuality, etc.  One common bias, almost socially accepted, is age.  How many times were you told “You are too young to understand.”, “You don’t know anything at your … Continue reading

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The ghost of Christmas Break past – reliving my student mentality.

Winter break is coming, and it couldn’t come sooner!  This past month I’ve been reminded of how it feels like to be a student and how I felt as a student. I am very fortunate to have a career that … Continue reading

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I was broken

Flipping through the channels yesterday I happened upon the American Music Awards during Selena Gomez’s speech.  She mentioned a very heart felt confession – how she felt broken and had to stop.  Selena is well known for having Lupus, an … Continue reading

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Five Back to School Tips We Do For Our Kids That We Should Do Ourselves.

It’s that time again! It’s time to make lunches, pack snacks, and get back into the routine of taking your kids, or yourself, to school.  Reading the multitude of back to school advice for kids this week, I realized that … Continue reading

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All Roads Lead Back To Childhood

A funny thing happened to me on the way to work today.  After going to work from doing a health talk, I missed the turn on the highway.  Instead, I ended up going to Chapters/Starbucks (because all missed exits lead to … Continue reading

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What to do with all that extra Halloween candy…..

It’s a couple of days after Halloween.  The costumes are stowed away, the glitter and face paint is finally coming off, and kids are slowly coming down from their weekend-long sugar high.  However, that mound of candy is everlasting, staring … Continue reading

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