The danger of ignorance

Have you noticed that ignorant individuals are more likely to believe they are brilliant and truly brilliant individuals are more likely to believe their aren't? I swear the biggest source of stress lately is from having to deal with idiots and it feels like they are spreading in epidemic proportion. The truth is that as... Continue Reading →

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It’s time we worry about the children.

I know that we live in a society in which more and more couple are deciding not to have children and everyone is out for themselves and their loved ones, but let's make one thing clear, if you care about the human race, then every child born on this planet is our responsibility.  If you... Continue Reading →

Underwear is personal

Many schools and workplace mandate that girls and women must wear a bra. This is a rule that is more and more being deemed discriminatory, because it only applies to one gender. If you say that women need to wear a bras due to breast size, then there are plenty of men that should be... Continue Reading →

Education = Freedom

September 8th marks International Literacy Day. It was created to help highlight the importance of literacy and education to individuals, communities and societies. 121 million of children worldwide are out of school. More than 1/2 are girls. Gender inequality, poverty, and lack of education create barriers for women and girls trying to access lifesaving healthcare.... Continue Reading →

Manage your expectations

As the school year is starting, I remember this quote. We often have a lot of expectations in life, but the one we put on our own shoulders are the worst. Be kind with yourself. Don't expect perfection. Don't compare yourself to others. Just be present and do your best. “It’s important to learn to... Continue Reading →

Where’s the common sense?

The newspapers reported that there was an incident involving a school bus driver in Sherbrooke, Quebec and two girls attending elementary school that I simply cannot comprehend. The driver expelled the two children aged 5 and 7 and abandoned them to a woman who did not know them. Where's the bus driver's common sense? Parents... Continue Reading →

As school starts again, let’s say no!

As school starts again, let's take a stand against bullying. Let's say: No to verbal or physical attacks. No to rejection, No to taxing No to cyberbullying. If you suspect or discover that your child is being bullied in any form, talk to him or her to feel supported. Steps must be taken to stop... Continue Reading →

World First Aid Day

September 8th marks World First Aid Day. Did you know that most Canadians don't feel confident enough to perform first aid when an emergency occurs? I'm one of the first aid workers at my office. I volunteered for the responsibility because I wanted to learn how to protect my loved ones. Our two oldest kids have... Continue Reading →

School needs to change

Schools are supposed to teach kids how to think for themselves, not what to think. In French class, the kids were asked to read a text and answer questions regarding the short story. One of the questions, was: “What part of the story did you prefer?” My kid answered that she didn’t particularly appreciate this... Continue Reading →

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