You deserve to be happy

To change and move towards better, there is no point in waiting for one's turn, nor seeing a shooting star go by to make a wish. There is no better time to find happiness that right now in the present. Surround yourself with the positive people Attitudes are contagious. If someone’s smiling at you, you’ll... Continue Reading →


I gave up on homework

Becoming a parent comes with a slew of responsibilities, but the most dreaded one might just be helping kids with their homework. My kids are now in high school and I can't help them anymore. We tried to help my daughter with mathematics and she got a failing mark. We didn't use the right method to... Continue Reading →

What it means to be Métis in Canada

Our Culture Sweet grass is one of the four plants considered as sacred to First Nations, Inuit and Métis. It is known for its sweet scent, which intensifies when it rains or burns. It is found across North America and Northern Europe below the Arctic Circle. When a culture appropriates the creation of a food... Continue Reading →

Give yourself permission to say no

It’s okay to say no to social events or obligations when you’re already overloaded. When you say no, you’re saying yes to more energy for the things that really matter. Even though we live in a society that fosters us to be constantly on the move, we need time to re-charge. We need to fuel... Continue Reading →

I can’t do it all by myself

My husband hurt his leg at football practice. He's a coach on his son's team. He came back home that night barely able to walk. Being in constant pain due to Fibromyalgia, I am particularly sensitive to other's pain. Usually he helps me with laundry by bringing up and down the clothes. I can then... Continue Reading →

Women are living human beings

There is such an intensive pressure to correspond to the standards. As if, to be entitled to a strict minimum of respect, women have to at least fit in the mould in terms of appearance, weight and fashion. Women are living human beings. They are not property or dolls to be told what to wear... Continue Reading →

We are only human

As much as I would like to, I am not a robot. I cannot achieve perfection all the time. Let's be honest, I'm extremely perfect at anything at any moment. In our society, we often consider anything less than greatness to be failure. Dealing with mental illness also makes it difficult to always have a... Continue Reading →

Your voice matter, but you need to use it

Your voice matter, unfortunately abstaining from voting isn't sending a message, it silencing your voice. There is literally nothing to win by not voting. Let's get real, governments are complacent when it comes to voting participation. As long as those who vote elect them, it doesn't really matter who didn't bother to show up. Many... Continue Reading →

Black Hawk

Black Hawk (1767 - 1838) - A leader of the Sauk tribe he led many war parties including a group of Indians during the Black Hawk War (1832). October 3rd marks the anniversary of his death. Black Hawk did not belong to a clan that provided the Sauk with hereditary civil leaders. He earned his... Continue Reading →

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