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That Voice of Your Intuition Never Lies

When Ben awoke at 5am this morning, I just had a feeling. On the one hand, I was glad that I still had another 90 minutes to sleep. On the other, I … [Read More...]

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I N C L U S I O N

What’s the least I can do?

A few years ago, the Regional Hospital (the same one in my book) underwent an extensive multi-million dollar upgrade of its emergency and oncology … [Read More...]

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Inclusive Education

Inclusive Education builds an Inclusive Society

The recent uproar over inclusive education [in my home province], stirred up in large part by the executive of the New Brunswick Teachers’ Association (NBTA), is having serious impacts that go far beyond what takes place in the classroom. The shameful incitement of an uninformed public to condemn a policy that very few are even […]

Grad Ceremony – A Night of Firsts

A standing ovation! Cheers! Tears! I couldn’t have written the script any better. Ben brought the house down as he made his way across the stage to receive his high school diploma on Friday evening, while Michael Buble’s “It’s a Beautiful Day” played for everyone (he’s Ben’s favorite singer). Even though he didn’t take a whole […]

Graduation around the corner

I’ve been absent from posting for a while now, not because I have had little to talk about (that’s never the case) but because I’ve been consumed with preparing for Ben’s upcoming graduation from high school. I’m still in disbelief that his 6 years at St. Mac’s are wrapping up. I’ve seen him grow into […]

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