Beating the Bully {Part 2}

BULLYING ON THE PLAYGROUND  (SCHOOLS) In the first post of this series, I gave some insights on bullying and shared some of my own experiences with my kids and one of my niece. How we have have overcome some situations and how I choose to […]

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Beating the Bully {Part 1}

  Call it intimidation, strong-arming, harassment or whatever you like. Dress it in pink and tie a bow around it. Candy coat it and cover with a slight dust of powdered sugar. Heck, even give a few well earned ‘stripes’ and an official title if […]

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Know Your Worth… Then Add Tax

Women feel like they need permission in life. Like we constantly have to explain our decisions and choices to others. It bothers me that many women, myself included at times, have this thought process. Like whether or not it’s okay to think, feel or do […]

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Let’s talk about sex, parents

Upon marking exam papers the other day, an educator read a grade 8 child’s answer to a question about why kids don’t feel free to talk to their parents about sex. The student gave 3 points that all came down to the parents who do […]

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Natural hair growth spray recipe

Growing your hair is a process that doesn’t magically happen overnight. Contrary to the titles of blog posts and YouTube videos. They’re just after your visit to add to their statistics of views. There is no quick fix when it comes to hair or just […]

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Silence is an answer too

You can think what you want but it’s never a good idea to say just what you want. There are many lessons my gran has taught me in life. In my former years it has always been what to do in life. These days the […]

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