Finding Balance in Parenting

We are many things to many people in our daily lives. Most of us have gotten really skilled at juggling all of the responsibilities we have in the family, in professional circles, with friends and community at large. Parenting is a big role for me as it is for many others. And the recurring theme […]

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THE GRAPEVINE EFFECT

Grapevine is an informal system of communication that arises freely as a result of social interactions in a workplace. It follows no specific pattern and can spread in any direction through a large complex web linking various individuals with no particular structure or order. Just as the reference to the plant in the word itself […]

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The Canadian Dream

During my years in the US I was often asked about my American Dream and whether it had come true. The question was of an interest to people from both sides of the ocean – those I left behind and those I came to live among – there is a lot of fascination around the […]

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Lonely at the Top?

Have you ever climbed the success ladder only to find out how lonely it is at the top of it? If you have, please share what you see from your new heights. I don’t have the first-hand experience of being at the proverbial top to back up my words, but I have a hard time […]

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Hot and Cold Make Lukewarm

Growing up I often heard my father remind my siblings and me that hot and cold mix to make lukewarm. That was his way of telling us not to spend our precious time hanging out with the wrong crowds. As any youngster I wasn’t thrilled to be told what to do, but something about Dad’s […]

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