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Auntie Says…You Don’t Need to Like Your Kid’s Teacher.

When I was a little kid in grade one teachers were larger than life iconic figures. They wielded great knowledge, patience, and imagination and were to be respected, listened to and appreciated. Fast forward several years and things are different—kids, families, and teachers have changed. Topics like personal space, appropriate touch, and other life realities… Continue reading Auntie Says…You Don’t Need to Like Your Kid’s Teacher.

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My Twisted Writer Brain…10.5 Ways to Take a Break from Your Desk

Let's face it, writing can get tedious and frustrating sometimes. I don't know about you but there've been times when I just want to throw a shoe at the computer. Now I may be tossing that pretty sling back pump because the computer is buffering, the muse has abandoned me, or perhaps because I needed… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…10.5 Ways to Take a Break from Your Desk

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Auntie Says…Is Your Kid Vaping? Stop it now.

I started smoking when I was twelve years old. Through middle and high school I smoked a handful of cigarettes a day and by the time I reached university I was up to a pack a day.  I should never have started. It took me years to finally quit and who knows how many chemicals… Continue reading Auntie Says…Is Your Kid Vaping? Stop it now.