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homeschooling, product review

A Product Review of “Raddish: A Cooking Club for Kids”

Product:  Raddish Cooking Club for Kids Price:  $24USD monthly subscription $22USD monthly for 6 month subscription $20USD monthly for 12 month subscriptionFree delivery in USInternational shipping $7USD monthly Cheapest Place to Buy:  RaddishKids.com My Rating:  9/10 Overview:  I promised myself this year I would lead the homeschool charge from a place of strength when planning… Continue reading A Product Review of “Raddish: A Cooking Club for Kids”

Neuroatypical Kids, Single Parenting

Why We Judge

According to the great God Google, judgment is defined as “the ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions”. I find this rather ironic, since more often than not, the conclusions made about single parents, and particularly single parents of children with ANY type of exceptionality contain neither consideration or common sense.

coaching, figure skating

Sports Parents Get a Bad Rap

Parents can be our biggest allies as coaches. It is OUR job as coaches to figure out how to communicate effectively with them, set the parameters for expectations for them and what they can expect from us, and create a positive learning environment.

coaching

THE CHAIR

I’d like to share with you an incident that I have yet to reconcile within myself as to whether I was right or wrong; whether I over-reacted or under-reacted, whether I was defending myself or being petty, whether I was calling out someone for trying to take me down a peg or whether I was actually the one who made her feel badly.

Equality

TO SPEAK UP OR NOT SPEAK UP-That is the Question

I wrote this piece in January 2017 after the controversy surrounding the judging of the women's event at the 2017-2018 US National Figure Skating Championships. In light of Ashley Wagner's bravery for coming forward with her allegations of sexual abuse, I thought it only appropriate to re-post.

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A Product Review for the Fitbit Alta HR Monitor

Product:  Fitbit Alta HR Monitor Price:  $129.29 CDN Cheapest Place to Buy:  Amazon.ca My Rating:  10/10 Overview:  I’ve seen the Fitbit monitors around for a couple of years, and finally decided it was time to find out what all the fuss was about.  I’m so glad I did.  I love my Fit bit with all… Continue reading A Product Review for the Fitbit Alta HR Monitor