Tag: health

Are we burying our kids under heaps of stress and expectations?

Are we burying our kids under heaps of stress and expectations?

For quite a while now, I’ve been hearing how our children are overly stressed in today’s world. Then, yesterday I watched a CBC News report about plagiarism and cheating in college and university, and it struck me that there’s a really strong correlation here! Perhaps all of the stress and anxiety are placing our kids […]

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Hey, Mike Duffy! How about donating that $90,000 you stole to badly disabled John Peeters?

Hey, Mike Duffy! How about donating that $90,000 you stole to badly disabled John Peeters?

Sometimes the news STINKS! …and this has been one of those weeks. For over a week now, I’ve been seeing nearly constant coverage of the false expense claims filed by Mike Duffy and the deal made with one of Prime Minister Harper’s staffers for the $90,000 to reimburse the funds from the false claim. Also […]

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Sleepless in British Columbia

Sleepless in British Columbia

It’s 5:00 am and I’ve been awake for two hours. One of those hours I spent tossing and turning in bed, trying to will myself back to sleep with no success. Finally, because I was afraid of waking my husband, who has to go to work, I’ve spent the second hour checking all of my […]

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Frozen Yogurt Discoveries

Frozen Yogurt Discoveries

We’re really enjoying the frozen yogurt I’ve been making, especially since I’m starting to learn some tips and hints to achieve a smoother, creamier result with great flavour. In our last grocery order, we got a couple of bulk bags of frozen mixed fruit. This has proved to be wonderful for using in frozen yogurt. […]

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My Son Teaches Me About Future Technologies

My Son Teaches Me About Future Technologies

After school today, Stuart excitedly told me to go online to the Youtube.com site because there were a couple of videos I “just had to see.” He always has enjoyed his ‘Science and Technology’ class and now I can see why. His teacher had shown these videos showcasing present and future technologies presented by Corning. […]

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Car Insurance Woes

Car Insurance Woes

I drive. My husband Mark drives. Our kids, Erin and Stuart also drive. We own four vehicles – two trucks and two cars – because we each have to have our own vehicle. Why? We lead busy lives. Mark works full-time over 30 kilometers away from home and does 90% of the grocery shopping. I […]

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I Was Wondering Where Common Sense Went?!

I Was Wondering Where Common Sense Went?!

It looks like it’s alive and well in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. I am gaining hope for our media and medical community after reading about the results of this study on the dangers and the new definition of obesity using a new tool called the Edmonton Obesity Staging System created by researchers in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9Canada
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