Category Archives: children’s mental health

The Sounds of Summer

This past weekend was Victoria Day up here in The Great White North. It’s a national holiday and the kick-off to Summer (in Canada, Summer gets a capital “S” – it’s that important to us). Victoria Day is a Canadian … Continue reading

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Surviving the Madhouse

Have you ever done this with your kids? This is standard procedure in the Madhouse.

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Sunday Funnies

For all the great men out there who play an active role in raising their kids, or someone else’s kids…. Happy Father’s Day!!

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Adventures With My Teen Daughter

Today I received an unusual phone call from the doctor’s office. The receptionist asked me for Rian’s new Health Card number. A resident of Ontario must have a health card to show that he or she is entitled to health … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies

      Aren’t teens fun?

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Sunday Funnies

      I regret to admit this is very often the case in the Madhouse.

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Day 14

“A song that reminds you of your boyfriend/girlfriend.” I love my Michael. When we first started getting serious I told him we needed to talk, privately. He came and picked me up and we drove to the park. We sat … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies

With a 14-year-oldĀ  boy and a 16-year-old girl under the same roof, we definitely need an early warning system.

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Easing Back In

Since I’m easing back into blogging after a short hiatus (see Happy Anniversary) I’ve decided to participate in a blogging challenge! My friend, Kate, at Did That Just Happen posted a 25 Day Song Challenge. I think this will be … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary

I’m not really sure whether this post is ironic or coincidental. You all may have to help me out with it. Today marks my third anniversary as a blogger with WordPress. That’s pretty exciting. At least it would be if … Continue reading

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