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For the tragic story of Stefanie's death, click on Stefanie's picture to be linked to a Toronto Life magazine article.
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Category Archives: Beginnings
Today is a day that as a city we grieve. I can’t imagine anyone who wasn’t touched, if not heartbroken by the news of little three-year-old Elijah. Dressed only in a light t-shirt, pull-ups and winter boots, in his beautiful … Continue reading
Patience is not, perhaps, my strongest personality trait. It might even be my weakest. I always feel a bit sorry for our kids because they have known from their earliest years that when I want something done, I expect them … Continue reading
A short time ago I was asked to speak on ways to support those who grieve and on taking care of ourselves when life gets tough. Although I was speaking to a particular group, I would like to share it … Continue reading
Feeling overwhelmed to the point of distraction has been the dominant theme of life lately—and not just mine. As I speak to friends, family and co-workers, the weight of every day life seems to be increasingly heavy. With too many … Continue reading
Last week I presented at a symposium for the Department of Justice and was honoured to be invited to be part of a forum with the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime. What an amazing group of people! Frankly, I … Continue reading
Is there anyone who isn’t looking for answers to the tragic events in Newtown Connecticut? …Anyone who hasn’t wondered what would possess someone to slash kindergarten-aged children in the ears and face with a knife in central China? These types … Continue reading
I need your help—please! We want to stop a TV show that NBC Universal is trying to make about Stefanie’s story, and I’m hoping that if no one cooperates, they will decide to cancel. NBC Universal will be producing a … Continue reading
Once again, Patrick, now six years old, blows my socks off. After dinner tonight, I took just him out to ride his bike up and down the street. At 8pm the girls were in bed and although it was still … Continue reading
Being the daughter of a bagpiper, it would stand to reason that the hymn Amazing Grace would have found its way into my heart, and that would be true. My favourite part is when the solo piper begins and then … Continue reading