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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: Parenting
Have any of you ever asked yourselves that question? Why am I here? What does it all mean? Why do some people seem to have it so easy and others so terribly hard? I’d like to say I have the … Continue reading
Some people say “Grace” at dinner and others don’t. In our house, we try to have the kids review their day and give thanks for one thing. That may sound sweet or adorable, but rarely is it peaceful or angelic. … Continue reading
Before Stefanie died, she liked the comedian George Lopez who, in a thick Latin accent said “I got a pain n my chess and I can’t breaf”. Stefanie and Ian used to cackle at her imitation of his accent and … 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
Grief comes in many forms. When we have a child born who doesn’t fit the “perfect” mold, part of us is shattered, and putting the pieces back together can be very difficult, especially without support. I don’t have the Canadian … Continue reading
Before leaving for a week-long cruise, my mother suggested that it would provide much fodder for this blog. Little did I know how much more the “power of now” would be reinforced. I truly do understand how people who are … Continue reading
There are so many things I could write about today especially considering recent events, but now is not the right time. Today is a day to muster up the strength for tomorrow and then more so for the New Year. … Continue reading
As my 8 year old and I sat on the couch this morning, me reading the Globe and him peering over my shoulder, it was an opportunity for some meaningful discussions. His attention was drawn by an article on bullying, … Continue reading
I had the distinct honour of participating in a teleconference with Dr. Bernie Siegel (www.berniesiegelmd.com) last night and was both impressed and inspired with his work. A surgeon with 30 years experience and numerous books, including “Faith Hope and Healing” … Continue reading