How to give someone a solid boost of confidence.
My oldest daughter, Sarina, just turned 14. She was given a jar filled with about 100 pieces of paper, each with a reason of why she is special. They were written… Read More
A vulture and a hummingbird both search for food….
Vultures are on the lookout for dead or dying animals that they can scavenge for food. Their amazing eyesight helps them spot possible meals from miles away. Hummingbirds are also on a… Read More
This May 1-7, turn up the volume. It’s the 66th Annual CMHA Mental Health Week and we’re getting loud for mental health.
During CMHA Mental Health Week, Canadians take the time to reflect on their mental health and #GETLOUD by talking to their MPs about the importance in investing in mental… Read More
You and I both know how important it is to develop self-esteem for our children and ourselves. Experts have discovered that a REAL sense of self-worth doesn’t come from just any old feel-good praise you receive. You have to feel… Read More
How many times have you heard your kid scream out in frustration “I CAN’T”? Not everyone can get something the first time they try it! And learning to overcome your fear and frustration is so important to… Read More
This past week I have been amazed at the level of commitment that the staff at my children’s school display. My two girls, Alissa and Sarina had the opportunity to be part of a play. It was such an… Read More
“Sticks and Stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”
I have often wondered about this quote. How can words never hurt? If you are called, ugly, stupid, fat – wouldn’t that hurt you? Wouldn’t that hurt your… Read More