Monthly Archives: January 2016

How we handled rejection

Last night I let my 10-year-old daughter start a fire in our home. Far from a rampant inferno, this controlled blaze involved one letter-sized piece of paper and a few matches in our kitchen sink. Its flickering flames licked at … Continue reading

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Go away!

Survived the holidays? Reward yourself with  a relaxing trip for two (no kids invited)  to one of these soothing spots. The holidays are wonderful, aren’t they? You spend oodles of money on gifts, a ton of hours slaving over the … Continue reading

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Money Sense

To see the story as it appeared in INBETWEEN magazine, click here. Six ways to keep your post-secondary student on a budget. HEADING OFF TO UNIVERSITY or college is both exciting and overwhelming. Your baby, the one you coddled and … Continue reading

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High School Horror

To see the story as it appeared in INBETWEEN magazine, click here. Some teens cannot find solace away from bullying. It follows them everywhere from the halls of high school to their online activity at home. Here’s how you can … Continue reading

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Persistent Pierce

My youngest child, Pierce, is adorable. He has dirty blonde hair, piercing blue eyes, dimples and the cutest English accent. He’s funny, intelligent and driven to succeed. When he gets an idea in his head, he feels the need to … Continue reading

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