I Too Disobeyed My Parents

“Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. ” by Dr. David M. Burns   Being a parent is one of the most challenging jobs on this earth.  We are given these beautiful,…

Bludgeon Defeat With Courage

I’m sure many of us have those memories of times when we were bullied by one person or another.  Most people remember being bullied while young students in school and most times the bullying was coming from another student. There are times when the bullying has come from a trusted teacher, which was the case…

No Argument Only Thanksgiving

  This Monday, October 17th is our Canadian Thanksgiving and there will be no argument in my mind that I have so much to be grateful for. I can think of seven reasons immediately and they are; Sydney, Collin, Grace, Lauren, Whitney, Charlie and Eddy, my seven Grandchildren.  Each and every one of them is…

Recharging Grandma

It’s been a long week recovering from a 3 1/2 week-long holiday.  What?  Recovering from a holiday?  That sounds ridiculous doesn’t it?  Well, not really! I’ve heard so many people talk about coming home from their vacations and feeling the need to have some time off to recover but I never thought I’d fall into…

The Journey To Admiring Self

“All children should be taught to unconditionally accept, approve, admire, appreciate, forgive, trust, and ultimately, love their own person.” ― Asa Don Brown To admire oneself seems to be the most difficult task  of the human race! I don’t believe I am alone in saying that when I was a child I was criticised often…