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Auntie Says…After that break-up you need to take a full year off to heal.

Auntie Says…You Can Do Anything for a Year. A few weeks ago my nephew came over for a visit. He’s 27, handsome beyond words, and very gregarious. He’s just one of those guys you want to be near because his energy is welcoming and positive and his smile always genuine. We chatted and got caught… Continue reading Auntie Says…After that break-up you need to take a full year off to heal.

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Auntie Says…”Cancer” and “Child” don’t belong in the same sentence.

With caring comes vulnerability. It’s a Tuesday morning and I just left the Penticton casino. No, I’m not a gambler. I went to the pancake breakfast fundraiser being held for Wills Hodgkinson, a local boy who’s fighting cancer at the Vancouver Children’s Hospital. I don’t usually go to these kinds of things—in fact that was… Continue reading Auntie Says…”Cancer” and “Child” don’t belong in the same sentence.

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Auntie Says…The term “bully” is over-used and doesn’t mean anything anymore.

Auntie Says…Bully? How about tormenter or bulldozer?—it’s a better fit. There was recently an article in the news about a school bullying incident that escalated to the point of involving the police. Apparently the Principal and staff could see the situation getting out of hand and chose to use every resource at their fingertips. Bravo. … Continue reading Auntie Says…The term “bully” is over-used and doesn’t mean anything anymore.