With the COVID-19 pandemic fully upon us, many people are starting to feel the effects of these uncertain times.  There is a good chance that your typical routine has taken a complete 180 over the last several weeks, and these changes are never easy to deal with.  Add...

I believe that having some normalcy, predictability, and structure in each day, especially when blurring the lines between work and home, are of utmost importance.

"This is a health issue that has some very smart people working on a solution. They will find it."

"...functional changes we can make in the kitchen environment that will make the action of cooking and cleaning much less stressful..."

Call me a Grinch, but I am glad the holidays are over. I love my friends and family so much, but as an introvert, this time of year is completely draining for me. On top of it, for I think the first time in my life, influenza hit our household hard, despite getting vac...

With American Thanksgiving upon us, it seems that the rush to buy a happy holiday is on. If you have children it can be a challenge to limit purchases and cut down on expectations. Emotions take over and regardless of all of the great parenting books out there, we ofte...

Raising a child with a strong work ethic and inner discipline is something you as a parent can foster and implement. If you ask any teacher working in a rural environment where children have chores on the farm they will talk of how these children are respectful, hard-w...

For individuals living with chronic pain, the task of just going about a daily routine can be downright exhausting. Many of the activities we could once complete with ease are now a huge burden. It’s quite natural that the way in which we did these activities may not b...

I was in grade 6. Pretty much every day this one kid in grade 8 made it a priority to make my life miserable. He would spit on me, punch me and throw my coat over my head and push me to the ground calling me names. I was so furious and felt powerless as I was always to...

"... his impressionable students would have soaked that up. He damaged his students. ..."