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Summer's end

I love summer.  I always have.  It’s hands-down, my favourite time of year

I love the heat.  Going outside without having to think about whether or not you’re wearing enough layers.   580 more words


Important Parenting Tip... The weight of honor and the temptations that come with it.

This was adopted from a letter I wrote my son as he enters into his senior year of high school:

What will you do with the honor given to you? 669 more words


Thailand: Migrant Children Locked Up

Thailand holds thousands of migrant children in detention each year, causing them physical and emotional harm, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Child migrants and asylum seekers are unnecessarily held in squalid immigration facilities and police lock-ups due to their immigration status or that of their parents. 1,105 more words

First Day of School (Guest Submission #2)

My monthly “Firsts” series has highlighted a bunch of different topics, but I wanted September to have a back-to-school theme. My own first days have been insignificant and forgettable, so I asked for submissions and got a handful of responses. 487 more words


Nuture our Nature: St Charles Community Garden Club Open Day, this Saturday

Come meet, greet and eat with the plot holders and friends of the St. Charles Community Kitchen Gardens, this Saturday, September 6 from 1.00pm-5.00pm.

There will be a range of activities for… 44 more words


Groups to help growing ranks of homeless young people

As the Montgomery County teen rolled up the sleeves of his loose, black-and-red plaid shirt, he revealed little red dots scattered across his forearms – bug bites from sleeping outside. 148 more words

Foster Care

Put Mental Health on the National Curriculum

School teaches us many things, Maths, English, Science, Religion I could go on. And now it is time for students to learn something which they will never forget, something which can help eradicate ignorance and judgement, where to go and who to go to if they’re (or someone they know) is in emotional pain and that is mental health awareness. 34 more words

Mental Health