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 in a position where they feel they must use whatever means are available to them (good or bad) to achieve our expectations as well as those of society in general.
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… Continue reading
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… Continue reading
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… Continue reading
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… Continue reading