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2017 Wild West Rodeo – Making Memories Alberta Style.

Guy Weadick Days in High River, Alberta – Pro Rodeo, WPCA Chuckwagons, food trucks and … stop the presses right there. What more can you ask for? 437 more words


health update

I wanted to give you an update on Nana and Baby ABC.

On Friday, Nana was accepted into hospice care. I now that some people are used to thinking of hospice as a last-days-of-life service, but it is really designed to be an integrated care program over the course of what is expected to be a final illness. 334 more words


Parenting/Grandparenting Divide

I’ve slightly struggled with the art of being a grandparent since becoming one six years ago.  It isn’t because I feel I am too young to be a grandma, more because at the time I had a three year old myself to parent at home.   410 more words

Dear Claira

Dear Claira,

Welcome to this side of our world! We’ve been waiting a long time to see your pretty face! You’ve been enjoying another life the last 9 months in the peace, comfort and care of your mother. 1,047 more words


The Way Things Were

Father’s Day becomes bittersweet once your father has passed away.  Sweet memories are combined with the ache of deep loss.

This morning I watched a CBS Sunday Morning segment with the ever-smiling Jane Pauly about a young father who’s committed to splitting half the parenting time of his two-year old daughter with his wife.   993 more words


Can a Grandparent become a party to, vary or apply to revoke a Child Protection Order under the Child Protection Act 1999 (Qld)?

The Child Protection Act 1999 (Qld)(‘the Act’) aims to protect children from abuse and neglect as well as provide a regime for children who have been removed from their family’s care. 1,128 more words

Child Protection

The Upside of Powering Down

We had a blockbuster of a summer storm earlier this week. That’s saying something, because in my lifetime I’ve been in close proximity to a couple of tornadoes that came and went without much interruption to my life. 386 more words