Monthly Archives: February 2012

Children as baseball bats

I guess I hit a chord with people with my last post. Thank you to all who sent comments and e-mails, and to those who tweeted, facebooked, reddited, called, etc. While no parent is perfect, I think people were struck by the article because they realize the importance of maintaining a good relationship between parent [...]

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My father the janitor

THE MEASURE OF A MAN For the past few months, I have had to spend a lot of time at my parent’s home since they are both rapidly losing their autonomy. My mother, 83, is more and more confused and needs help with her medication. My father is weak and has trouble walking. It isn’t [...]


Let’s talk!

Today is Bell Let’s Talk day. The campaign urges us to talk about mental illness with the goal of improving the lot of individuals with mental illness. The reason’s are simple: – One in five of us will suffer from a mental illness at some point in our lives. This of course doesn’t mean we [...]