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Balance

By | 2021-08-22T11:14:32-07:00 August 22nd, 2021|News & Updates|

Photo by Joshua Earle on Unsplash Balance. This past year I fell out of balance. The pandemic hit more than a year ago - at the time, no one knew what was going to happen - everything was uncertain, the world slowed down (unless you were a front-line worker), and many people either had nothing [...]

Finding Happiness

By | 2021-01-03T12:01:47-08:00 January 3rd, 2021|News & Updates|

What are your rules for a successful life? And how did you develop the rules you follow? I frequently ask myself that question as most of my life; I followed a set of rules that I seemed to have absorbed from the air around me. It is only within the last seven years that I [...]

Current Societal Policies and Team Sports

By | 2020-09-12T12:01:09-07:00 June 9th, 2020|News & Updates|

First off, my child is a boy, but my article applies equally to girls, and perhaps, even more. Our current sports policy ensures that most girls will give up on sport by the age of thirteen, though lately, I see this tide turn as we convince more girls to follow the current societal model to [...]

The Invisible Mother – My Perspective

By | 2020-01-31T12:48:38-08:00 January 31st, 2020|News & Updates|

I recently came across this article: https://justbetweenus.org/relationships/parenting-advice/the-invisible-mother/ It is supposed to make me feel better or shame me into silence. It doesn't. We are training the caretakers of our society, the primary caregiving parents, the teachers, and other support workers that their work doesn't count. I see this every day in the work I do [...]

A Tax System that Supports Two-Household Families?

By | 2019-11-12T15:48:18-08:00 November 12th, 2019|Divorce Self-Help, Government Programs, News & Updates|

Dear Member of Parliament: I am a member of your constituency, a part-time single mom and a self-employed Chartered Professional Accountant.  I work in the Collaborative Practice as a financial neutral to support families as they navigate separation and divorce.  This past year, my time has been consumed in supporting my recently separated clients as they navigate [...]

Prioritizing Balance

By | 2019-06-01T13:27:26-07:00 June 1st, 2019|News & Updates|

You often hear about people that have figured their lives and career all out. They are working at something that they feel passionate about. People also talk about that space called "Flow." where everything has come together and life happens beautifully and according to plan. Flow and "being in the zone" are held up to be the [...]

The Blame Game

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:50-08:00 June 15th, 2016|News & Updates|

I went to an awesome workshop a few weeks ago put on by Dr. Sue Goldswain and John Boland. I won't try to summarize anything I learned, but if you ever need a marriage counsellor - definitely look to these two as an option. One thing that did pop up though was that it takes [...]