Tag Archive: Political

Us and Them

I received an email forward this week. It’s my belief that the sender truly didn’t send it maliciously or understand the words that were included in the body of text. I’m holding fast to that belief. Because inside that email was directions on how to vote to keep one race’s religion and prayer practice out…

A Blessing in Disguise

After finding out that our subsidy had been cut, and re-working the budget so that we could afford to pay our new daycare full price until Brian went back to work, we received a phone call. It was our current daycare. Remember how much we love her? She wanted us to know how great our…

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When Honesty Doesn’t Pay

On Monday I held my breath as my daughter attended her new daycare. I knew she would have no trouble playing with the other children, learning the routine of a new environment, or embracing the change. She is full of life, is very social, and loves other children. But I was worried about her anyway….

Ontario? Wake Up!

I love our daycare. I can’t tell you enough how safe I feel leaving my daughter in their capable hands. But, as I’ve mentioned, we can’t afford them. We were cut off from full subsidy five months ago, due to our income being too high, and in that time have accumulated $4,000 in debt because…

Way we Look at Change

Today Ontario Residents Vote. Just a Reminder.     Related Posts:Working for a Living?Us and ThemA Blessing in Disguise

Working for a Living?

Note: This post was sent in to my local newspapers as a “Letter to the Editor” and as an Editorial piece for consideration. I am very passionate about creating change, especially when the needs of my community and my province are ignored.   On October 6, 2011 Canadians go back to the polls. Issues such…

You Want More?

My purse is overflowing friends! Not with money. No. There’s no cash in there, remember? Our bureaucrat pals took all of my moola so that my child can have a stimulating environment to learn and build strong relationships in while I’m at work. You might think I would be grateful! That I would appreciate a…

NO! If You Are Middle Class We Will NOT Help You!

Time stood still. Air particles, wind and my own breath remained frozen in space while the words that had just been spoken echoed in my ears. “Assistance cut.” She was obviously reading the wrong file; the wrong name had been picked up from the stack and this would be cleared up in a moment. We…