Win a #PlayonCA prize pack ARV $60

Win a #PlayonCA prize pack ARV $60

I started watching a new program on television this week. It is a show called “Pitch” and if you haven’t heard of it, it is a fictional show about the first woman to ever pitch in major league baseball. I enjoyed the first episode and think the show...
Dementia or Old Age? Know the Signs.

Dementia or Old Age? Know the Signs.

Dementia is a term that is often used to describe elderly people, but it is more than just regular aging. It is a term used to describe a variety of brain disorders, including but not limited to Alzheimer’s disease. The effects of dementia run much deeper than just...
Putting an end to Illegal Tobacco

Putting an end to Illegal Tobacco

Last year I shared a blog post about smoking and the challenges the illegal tobacco trade has had on our country. I shared my own personal experience as a former smoker but more importantly, I shared information about illegal tobacco and the ties it has to organized...
What is Meningococcal Disease?

What is Meningococcal Disease?

If I had a dollar for every time I heard a parent wish there was a guidebook for parenting, I would be rich. If I wrote that book, I would be even richer! Unfortunately, I don’t have all of the answers. No one does. Moms pass along somewhat antiquated advice. Friends...
Boston Pizza Kids Cards Benefit All Kids

Boston Pizza Kids Cards Benefit All Kids

For the first ten years of my oldest son’s life, I raised him alone. I was very worried about him having a positive male influence so I turned to Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada to help him reach his full potential. For several years he spent time with his Big...
Tips for Surviving Back to School Lunches

Tips for Surviving Back to School Lunches

The new school year is about to start again, which means the dreaded task of making school lunches is about to begin. We will see full lunch bags return home at the end of the day. A classroom monitor will not approve of the snack choices you provide (of course she...

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