Parenting

Helisa family

  I’ve been left before. In fact my partner of 12 years and father of our two kids has left us multiple times a year for all of the years we’ve been together. Not for another woman, or because of marital issues, though we have our share just like any normal couple, but because of his career. As a Red Seal Tradesman who is damned good at his job, he

Pink Shirt Day

I’m one of many faces. A survivor of relentless, non-stop, horrendous bullying. I survived my school years by clinging to the hope that one day; they would be over. My bullying years lasted through late elementary school right up to grade 10, I contemplated suicide more than once. I was teased, taunted and hit more times then I can count. I feared going to school everyday and having to face

18th annual Early Care & Learning Conference returns featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Laura Markham

Join us next week for the 18th annual Early Care & Learning Conference, this will be my first year attending and I am so eager to hear the keynote address from Dr. Laura Markham from AHA! Parenting. Dr. Laura Markham is the author of Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting, which continues to rack up five star reviews on Amazon as parents attest to the power

halloween safety nicole

On average, kids are more likely to be struck by a car on Halloween night, that is a pretty scary thought! It’s not hard to see how a terrible accident like this could happen, kids are out in floods, eager to fill their trick or treating bags to the brim with delicious goodies. In all their excitement there are ways to help keep Halloween fun for everyone, kids and drivers

Alivia carseat safety

Every day it seems there is something new on my facebook feed about a parent having forgotten their child in a hot car. It also seems so many are quick to judge those parents: “How could you leave your kid in the car!?” “How do you forget a person in the back seat!?” “What kind of parent are you?” or even worse “What a horrible mom/dad”. We live in a