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And On The 353rd Day, She Rested

Do you hear that sound? It's the sound of the home stretch. The approach of the end of a year. Christmas, Hanukkah, holiday season, Nat King Cole and reindeers. BOXING DAY! It’s also the time where I close up the blogging shop for 2 1/2 weeks. Yup, I do. I rest my kepi (that’s Hebrew for head), and come back…

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@Oprah on Barbara Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014

I gotta admit, I'm a sucker for this show. Barbara Walters celebrated the 21st anniversary of her 10 Most Fascinating People special last night. As long as Bawbwa Wawa keeps this yearly special going, I will tune in! The highlight for me last night was Elon Musk. Please do yourself a favor, and watch this. You won't be sorry. This guy is…

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How I Learned to Play Business Like a Hockey Player: Lessons From My Dad The Hockey Scout

By Guest Blogger Rebecca Mayville Whether we like it or not, we have our parents to thank for many things. One of my favorites traits I inherited from my mother is the love of a good mystery – whether that mystery lie in a book, or in a hunting down a great recipe or in finding the perfect theme for…

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5 Strategies To De-Stress Your Kids

[caption id="attachment_24981" align="alignnone" width="275"] photo credit: mylifetime.com[/caption] I wanted to share this week's Global TV segment with you. In my coaching practice, I am seeing extraordinarily high levels of stress and tension in families lately as a common thread. Many of my female clients are stressed, burned out, and it's being filtered down to their kids. One study says 50% of kids today feel stressed…

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Having It All

By Guest Blogger Cathy Villeneuve I am a 44 year-old woman, and I have been single for the past eight years following a nasty separation and divorce. I have two boys from the same father, my ex-husband. I live in a nice rented house, in a nice community, and I own my own business. I constantly need to find new…

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An Evening To Remember #NotableAwards

I am coming off one of my favorite evenings in the past... well...  I can't remember how long. A few weeks ago I was notified that I was nominated for a Quebec Notable Award in the Best Blog category. This award just felt different. A nomination in my own province, Quebec, and one whereby one of the four judging criterias was philanthropy and giving back to your community. I then…

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Do You Help Your Kids With Their Homework?

Is homework a source of frustration for you?  How can we get our kids to be self motivated and do it on their own? When is the best time to do it? On this week's Global TV segment, I shared my top 5 tips and strategies. Direct link to segment: http://globalnews.ca/video/1680452/helping-your-kids-with-their-homework Your browser does not support frames. Click here to view the…

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About Last Week

Hello ladies! Long time no connect. Sorry I have been off the radar for the past week. I left for Los Angeles last Monday as you know, returned home Thursday night and then left again Friday morning with the fam for Toronto to celebrate my cousin's bat mitzvah. It's gooood to be home! They say good things come in threes and last…

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Today marks the first day of most of North America's temporary weight gain. Mazel tov! Mine lasts as long my sons' candy lasts-- which is usually a long time. The boys are pretty enthusiastic about going from HOUSE TO HOUSE TO HOUSE TO HOUSE to collect heaps of sugar. [caption id="attachment_24484" align="alignnone" width="300"] photo credit: CoolMomPicks.com[/caption] I think back to my teenage…

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Living Vicariously Through Our Kids

Grab a coffee (or tea), this one's gonna be a longy. I'm gonna put something out there today which may sound like common sense, but I don't think really is. Hello, and Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Our weekend ended on a high when this guy finally wrote his high school entrance exam yesterday morning. BOOM,…

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