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Would you donate to a cause that was building state of the art mental health facilities?

I want to begin today’s post by thanking each and every one of you for sharing your stories.  So many of us have been touched by mental health challenges; either our own, or somebody we love.  For me it is both.  I’ve had my own battles, and yes, like many of you stated; thank God […]

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Today’s WWYDW; how far would you go to help somebody with mental health issues?

In keeping with the discussion of mental health, and what our governments could do to really begin making a change in the lives of people who need it most.  Today’s What Would You Do Wednesday will focus on how would you handle it if in your life somebody close to you was struggling with severe […]

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Wouldn’t we all be better off if our governments invested in mental health care, for real?

Obviously by now we’ve all heard the news that the man who shot up the Danforth in Toronto, killing two young girls, Reese Fallon being one of them, who went to school with my nephew, was mentally unwell.  So was the guy who slit the throats of the two sisters in Oakland, leaving the youngest, […]

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Why, oh why, do people love to judge others without thinking their judgement through all the way?

Alright, I’m doing that thing that I so don’t like to do, which is weigh in on shit that’s going down with the Kardashian family.  But I just can’t go another day without “hmmm’n” over it publicly. Okay, lots of people are losing their shit on the internet, or at least they were last week, […]

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Do you have a young adult who’s feeling lost about their future? Try this parenting tip to help them find their “thing.”

I had a meltdown a few days ago, missing my girls, and the life we used to lead together.  It is an interesting place to find oneself, at the end of the active parenting game.  No more University graduations, no more formals, no more kitchen, or on the phone meltdowns about getting a paper in […]

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I never thought I was the cottaging kind, what a surprise to learn that I actually am!

It’s so frikkin’ easy to get mentally sidetracked in life.  To forget the long game and get hung up on the intricacies of the short game.  To become fixated on the “when” will it happen, rather than living life, and trusting that it IS HAPPENING. Whenever I spend a lot of time with my dogs, […]

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Why is Tweedledum implementing a sex ed curriculum from the last century?

And so it begins.  Our mini-Trump is already behaving in an ass backward way.  Clawing back to 1998, which for the record is last CENTURY; for the Ontario sex-ed curriculum. A curriculum that is twenty years OLD. Not new, not advanced, not progressive.  But last century’s, twenty year old, sex education curriculum that doesn’t take […]

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