pink shirt day

PinkShirtDay

Bullying. It’s a word that I thought I would eventually outgrow. When we’re kids and bullied in school, we’re always told that “it gets better when you’re older”. The fact is, it doesn’t. A lot of bullying flows right over into adulthood, and with the help of social media and anonymity it’s all the more rampant. Bullying experienced by children follows them into adult years – feelings of inadequacy, depression

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

Pay it Forward contest

My daughter has always been one to make people smile. As soon as she could talk, she complimented everyone she met, and made it her personal mission to make people smile through word or deed. While we may deal with tween attitude from time to time, she still loves to help light up someone’s day. When presented with a Random Acts of Kindness challenge, it seemed only natural to bring