reflections and helpful tips for all of life’s stages

Beautiful Black Tusk in Whistler, B.C.

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dog socialization

TO LEASH OR NOT TO LEASH…. THAT IS THE QUESTION It is raining and cloudy – a typical Vancouver morning in the fall. I am happy as I am about to take my dog out and these kinds of mornings are often quiet. My time with my dog is my ‘zen’ time; I love to […]

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So you want to get a dog

What woman in her 20s, 30s, 40s or 50s doesn’t want to get a dog? Okay, lots don’t, but there are a lot who do. Here are my tips if you’re thinking of getting yourself a dog or puppy. There is so much to getting a dog, I could write a book on it. (And […]

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I can’t say it enough: we need affordable childcare for families in the lower mainland! (well, everywhere it is needed, but given I live in the lower mainland, this is where I am concentrating my efforts). I often joke with my younger colleagues at work about how I have ‘PTSD’ just thinking about the days […]

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