Posts Tagged ‘parenting’

Why We Chose a Catholic High School for our Son

It’s hard to believe that my son Ty is graduating grade 8 this June! It’s been a roller coaster of emotions as he leaves our neighbourhood school and moves to high school in the fall! As fellow parents chat about buying grad suits (do you know how much suits cost?), planning end of the year parties […] Read more…

Why I Support the Free HPV Vaccination for Boys

When Ty and Jayden came home with MY name written on their stickers for the Terry Fox Run, it hit me again that I had cancer this year and that I’m now a thyroid cancer survivor. Having also had “pre-cancer” warnings after pap tests and colonoscopies, I’m really nervous about the future of my own […] Read more…

The Tough Decision to Leave Rep Hockey

I love being a hockey mom, but last year was our first year in competitive rep hockey and it was also our last. We met some wonderful friends but we also saw the political side of hockey. We saw Jayden challenged to try his best, but we also saw our son’s spirit and love of hockey […] Read more…

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