Depression, Grief, and #BellLetsTalk

Today is Bell Let’s Talk day – a day where mental health takes centre stage on Canadian social media. I’m not normally a huge fan of corporate sponsorship, but this case is a little different. Bell media has huge reach in this country – they own and operate 34 specialty channels, 2 conventional networks, 4… Continue reading Depression, Grief, and #BellLetsTalk

Word Wednesday Holi-daze

As of today, there is one month left until Christmas, and only 12 days left until the beginning of Hanukkah. Tomorrow is US Thanksgiving and the traditional start to the holiday sales season happens Friday with the retail event known as Black Friday. Most of the people celebrate something in and around December / January… Continue reading Word Wednesday Holi-daze

A Month of Heartache

This is from last year - mum missed the lilac we had at our old house so 6 years ago I bought her a lilac bush for Mother's Day. It never really bloomed until after she passed away.

I used to love May.  It meant the school year was almost over, the days were still getting longer, the weather was (usually) getting warmer, and it meant I could plan a fun Mother’s Day gift for my mum. I love shopping for just the right gift for a person and mum was no exception.… Continue reading A Month of Heartache