Girls Develop Lasting Friendships and Skills by Registering for Girl Guides of Canada

Last week, my daughter wanted to have a fire. We often have fires in the yard, roast marshmallows and hot dogs while enjoying some family time. She and I headed out back to collect twigs and get the fire started. I showed her how to stack up the wood and we talked about making fireContinue Reading …

Top Tips for Helping Out the Children in Your Community

Anyone who has ever reached out to help a child in their community that wasn’t their own can tell you that there is truly no better feeling in the world. However, the world has become such a “hurry up and get there” type of place that often it’s easy to forget that there are childrenContinue Reading …

What Not To Say To An Abuse Victim

Have you ever had a friend you knew was being abused, and they seemed hurt or upset by your words of encouragement or advice? Perhaps you chose one of the following phrases that are truly What Not To Say To An Abuse Victim. Well meaning friends and family can often create even more problems byContinue Reading …

Canadian Twitter Party Calendars for Canadian Bloggers to Submit to

A great resource for bloggers who host and moderate Twitter parties, is the calendars many of our friends post. These twitter party calendars help us spread the word of our upcoming parties. These bloggers have a page they devote and update often promoting Twitter parties and chats hosted by others. This great resource is thenContinue Reading …

4 Fantastic Ways to Surprise Someone

There can be many reasons we might want to surprise someone. Maybe they have helped and supported us through a difficult time. Perhaps they’ve been through a difficult time of their own. Or maybe they’re used to putting the wishes of others ahead of theirs. Whatever the reason, there is a range of ways youContinue Reading …

Blogger Support – What you can do to support bloggers

I am a pretty private person who keeps my blog and work separate from my day to day life with my family and friends. I carefully choose what I share about my life online and who I talk about my blog with face to face. If I was to tell my neighbour about my blog,Continue Reading …

Quotes on Friends Supporting each other

Being a supportive friend is one of the most fulfilling things you can ever do! It costs you no money, no time and very little effort. All you need to do is reach out and send a kind word. Offer a lending hand, ear  or shoulder when you think your friends are in need. OneContinue Reading …

Learn How to Be a Supporter, Not an Enabler

There is a huge difference between being a supporter and an enabler. To support someone through a difficult situation is to provide resources which help them cope and recover. Enabling is merely allowing or creating the conditions for a sufferer to behave destructively without improvement. These two ideas are worlds apart. However, in the realContinue Reading …