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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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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.

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My Twisted Writer Brain…September 10, 2019 World Suicide Prevention Day. Reach out… Start the Conversation…

Today, September 10, 2019 is World Suicide Prevention Day. As a writer, a mom, an auntie, a friend...I feel compelled to remind everyone that suicide has become an epidemic in our society and turning a blind eye won't help. IF YOU NEED HELP NOW: IN CANADA CALL: Kids/Teens:1-800-668-6868  Anyone: 1-833-456-4566 More numbers available below. IN… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…September 10, 2019 World Suicide Prevention Day. Reach out… Start the Conversation…