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What is a trans-generational trauma?

What is a trans-generational trauma? Trans-generational trauma is an impact, a transference for which the emotional, physical or social pain a person suffers at a given moment is transmitted to new generations in such a way that it goes beyond mere acquired behaviour. The subject is not new, in fact the trans-generational or inter-generational trauma... Continue Reading →

Pool safety

Let's talk about pool safety. Every summer, we unfortunately hear about children who have drown in residential and public pools. There has been 28 drownings so far this summer. I recently learned that in Canada, drowning is the leading cause of death of children between the age of 1 and 4. This breaks my heart.... Continue Reading →

Children need microbes

Children need microbes to grow up healthy. The twin children of a friend of mine had to miss a year of school because their immune system wasn't strong enough to mix with other children. Their immune system did not get proper training because of the elimination of germs in the first years of life of... Continue Reading →

Intimidation

Intimidation ruins life. Intimidation is never okay and it happens far too often. Many people allow themselves and decide to belittle, denigrate and ridicule others, which causes enormous damage to the victims of this verbal and/or physical bullying. Standing up for those who are targeted is the key to stopping it. Every day, every morning, students... Continue Reading →

What is dyslexia?

I have dyslexia and so does my child has it. Dyslexia is genetic. It is usually passed from generation to generation. Understanding what it dyslexia means helps to find ways/methods to deal with it. At its most basic explanation, dyslexia is a language-based learning disability. Dyslexia refers to a cluster of symptoms This means that... Continue Reading →

What is a good parent?

What is a good parent? How do we know if we are one? That is questions I've asked myself multiple time as my child grew up. To be a good parent is not to be perfect or irreproachable. Being good parents doesn't mean looking like the perfect postcard. It's not to be a bottomless bank.... Continue Reading →

Global Day of Parents

June 1st is Global Day for Parents. In 2012, the United Nations General Assembly declared the first ever Global Day of Parents. This day exist in honour of all parental units. There are so many different and beautiful families all around the world. I'm a parent and a step-parent of three teenagers. I can tell... Continue Reading →

Hopes for the future

My daughter shared a story with me, which I am now sharing with you. It is the kind of stories we don’t hear enough about. The kind that gives us hopes for the future. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. She was in class waiting for the substitute teacher to arrive.... Continue Reading →

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