I gave the crone (my mother) a small bouquet of tulips on her birthday. One morning while having coffee with her she said how much she really liked the one that was “different” from the rest. She thought it was the most beautiful and special of the bunch. She said it reminded her of the … More Different is Beautiful
Blogging 101 Assignment: Make a Prompt Personal: 2 + 2 = 4 For inspiration, I searched other posts, Tumblr (avoided Pinterest or I would have been there all day) and then went to Facebook. Saw the above graphic. I had my post. The statistic cited is American – it is likely similar in other countries, … More 2+2=4 : 2+3=5?
October is Child Abuse Prevention Month when the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies (OACAS) and CASs’ call on all Ontarians to help protect children from fear, harm and violence and support families in crisis. Throughout October, we will raise awareness of the signs of child abuse and neglect and the vital role that members … More October is Child Abuse Prevention Month
This is one of the most powerful videos I have seen in a long time – if ever. Just under 19 minutes. Anyone considering fostering or adopting or looking after any child removed from their birth family needs to see this film. Although it is well produced and the child’s words may not really be … More ReMoved – a child goes into foster care
So much has been going on in my corner of the world, keeping me so busy and not able to think clearly for the last few weeks. Renovations have begun in the family room which was the crone’s bed-sit and our “library”. She has been so stressed and the maiden and I have been at … More Renovations, exams, back to school, red shoes and threats of gunfire
Why can’t we all get along? What is preventing it? What part do we all play in the war? Why can’t we stop it? I have had even less alone time since the last post. I am agitated. I know that and I have shared that with the crone. I can’t share it with the … More Warring women
Feeling very sad, anxious, and irritable today. Not sure why. Maiden is ready to write two exams – her tutoring at home has been going well with a lovely young lady – university student. No big issues with the crone – so that is not bothering me. Had a visit last week to see my … More Another mandala