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Chock-full of truth. Universal. Timeless. “It takes a village to raise a child.” It does. It really does. Now so more than ever. The crushing, shocking, heart-ripping disaster that is the deaths of 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team and its staff this month following a bus accide...

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Mental illness, mental wellness, mental health -- whatever your preferred reference -- is increasingly on society's radar. (And, yes, the subject in general is less taboo. We're talking about it more, which in turn leads to it seeming more prevalent.) Health-care professionals, go...

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The story of Christine Archibald's final moments are wrenching, plain and simple. Not ONLY because she is Canadian. But because of the way she died. How she chose to spend her short life. And the tangible way her family wants everyone to remember her. Christine Archibal...

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Reading about a child’s death is gut-wrenching as a parent.  The solidarity you feel with other mothers and fathers makes it virtually impossible not to weep for their loss and question your faith in the world. You can’t help but imagine your own family experiencing such tragedy and reeling from ...

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The hotly-contested topic of work-life balance continues to fascinate me, in part because I’m likely one of the few out there who thinks IT IS POSSIBLE.  I speak from experience and over the last decade or so have discussed the topic with various newsmakers (see video interviews below) to learn abou...

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Having a newborn is tough; there are no two ways about it. It’s a life-altering adjustment that you can’t fully prepare for beforehand and the feeling of being overwhelmed is almost constant. At one point or another, we all felt driven to our wits end by the demands of having someone rely on us 24/7...