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 →

Bumblebees are dying

Habitat losses of many bumblebee species from climate change are about to accelerate. If we leave climate change out of control, the appearance of this planet's vegetation will be totally different from what it is today. Bumblebees can pollinate flowering plants for much of the year. They frequent forests, mountainous regions, peat bogs, fields and... Continue Reading →

She can be anything she wants

Many young people still make career choices based on gender stereotypes. By fighting against them, we encourage children and youth to express their true personality and make informed choices about their future. Even today, many young people will make choices based on gender stereotypes, choices that do not always reflect their deep desire for a... Continue Reading →

Let go of expectations

From being told they are ‘too’ emotional to ‘too’ ambitious, women everywhere constantly face conflicting expectations for how they should look, feel or behave. This can make it incredibly difficult for women to love who they are, when they are constantly told they aren't behaving properly, looking properly and that they are dysfunctional. Self love... Continue Reading →

Stay in your pyjamas.

Having a day where you’re not feeling so great? There is a reason we wore pyjamas on the days we stayed home sick from work. Dressing comfortably makes it easier to nap, or just rest. I've been struggling more with my chronic illness lately due to catching a cold from my lovely kids. It made... Continue Reading →

The curse of good days

Living with a chronic illness, good days can feel as much of a curse as bad days. Why you ask? Because I know deep down that doing too much on a good day will set me back the next day. Everything takes careful planning. I keep hoping that I will make wise decisions every day.... Continue Reading →

The harm of discrimination

Discrimination is present in our society. Unfortunately, many young people notice inequalities in their lives even before being teenagers Disrespect Women and minorities are being treated worse than boys on the internet, including through social media as society doesn't think they are owed as much respect as a white man. This is not surprising, as... 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 →

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