Susanna’s Blog

Social Media Warning for Parents

Social Media Warning for Parents

Social media. We love it; we hate it, we use it every day, we stay connected, we disconnect. It truly is a love-hate relationship that we have. I love social media and the opportunity it provides to stay connected. I love seeing what my grandchildren (the older ones...

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The Power of a Hug

The Power of a Hug

Did you know that physical touch can boost your immune system, lower blood pressure and impact your overall physical health? Who knew that a simple touch could do so much? The touch receptors beneath our skin, when activated, impact our body in what can really be best...

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Challenges

Challenges

“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyse you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” Bernice Johnson Reagon. One of my grown sons and I were having a conversation today around challenges, how they create strength within us and build our emotional...

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Differences

Differences

There is a saying I like to remind myself of every now and then.  "I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort where we overlap." -  Ani DiFranco.  I love this saying, there is real truth in this. However as usual, where there is...

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Wonder

Wonder

How long has it been since you truly experienced "Wonder" in your life? It's one of the things I love about children, they are full of wonder. The dictionary describes wonder as: "A feeling of amazement and admiration caused by something beautiful, remarkable or...

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