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You're Never Too Old to Make Your Parents Proud

Since we just celebrate Father’s Day, I thought I’d share a sweet story about my dad.

My dad is a hard worker, and was/is always proud of my sister and I’s accomplishments. 372 more words


Joe Jackson ‘doesn’t have long’ to live

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Summer Schedules

Not only am I a mother, but I am also a teacher.  My poor kid has to deal with this fact.  I know what happens to my students over the summer; no reading, no math practice, no artistic activities, and now a days, very little physical activity.  323 more words


So, it has come to this.

Here, by way of an update, is the terrible story of the last week, along with some background…..

A couple of months ago, due to a minor administrative mistake, Rhonda and Audrey’s resident visa applications were rejected as invalid, despite our repeated attempts to clarify what the problem was. 555 more words



“Anything that you learn becomes your wealth that cannot be taken away from you”

– C. JoyBell

Today as I write, I do so wearing a variety of hats – a Family Lawyer, a Financial Planner and a Pastor’s Wife (who is involved in various counselling with women with basically the same issues and challenges). 502 more words


Struggling today...

Physically, with a migraine

Emotionally, because it’s the last day I’ll be working with Jolene. She transferred to Glebe for next year.

Also, graduation for H2, and Hannah goes to Camp Hunt for 5 weeks tomorrow, and I will miss her. 57 more words

Family Life

A letter to my daughter at 18 months old

This is getting posted a little later than planned but when you’re constantly chasing around a toddler there isn’t as much time for reflection as you’d like. 583 more words