Author Archives: goodmamasue


Posted on: April 2nd, 2014 by
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  This year I have become involved in a new avenue of working with children   – Kindness Coaching in the schools – and I am so excited about it! I have been privileged to be included in a program started by Steffi Black and Ivy Sims. Inspired by Random Acts of Kindness , … Continue [Read the full story …]


Posted on: April 2nd, 2013 by
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PLEASE TAKE A LOOK at this BEAUTIFUL VIDEO, written and directed BY  ROSE ELLEN CAMPBELL  (a friend of a friend) in support of WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY.

Miracles happen every day!

Posted on: March 24th, 2013 by
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Here in Toronto, Spring keeps teasing us, and yet we love her just the same. She represents new possibilities, a chance to start fresh – miracles really. Now, what I call miracles – those unexpected joys that were not on the radar, surprises, or even wishes fulfilled – are not exclusive to spring. But … [Read the full story …]

Go, Gogo!

Posted on: February 26th, 2013 by

On Sunday February 25, I took time out of my dizzy life to take in a wonderful afternoon concert called Salute to Hollywood,  performed by the incomparable songstress Marie Gogo, and her orchestra, Bath Tub Gin. Marie’s public appearances are a rare treat, … Continue reading the story “Go, Gogo!”

Light-hearted Kites

Posted on: November 19th, 2012 by
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As I am wont to do, I wandered down to the beach yesterday. True, it is November, and I did not wear my swimming togs, but it has been an unusually challenging fall for me, and there have been remarkably sunny skies in Toronto the past couple of weeks. Both of these things pushed me [Read the full story …]

First Day of School

Posted on: September 4th, 2012 by
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I awoke this morning to the sound of high pitched giggling voices filtering through my open window. “I wonder why the neighbour girls are up and out so early,” I thought to myself; and then it came to me – first day of school. I let my mind return my many first days and those [Read the full story …]

Earth Hour

Posted on: April 2nd, 2012 by
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For an hour on March 31st (from 8:30 – 9:30 pm) the lights went off in our house; the computers were powered down and the candles were lit. The four people in our little family sat together in the flickering warmth playing guitars and singing; nothing fancy; not much of a statement in the … [Read the full story …]

Just a thought…

Posted on: March 13th, 2012 by
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The more I want to do exactly what the universe puts before me, the more the universe puts before me exactly what I want to do. Please feel free to leave a comment or send me an email:  and look for new posts weekly.

Put Your Mind To It

Posted on: March 13th, 2012 by
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Recently, I was chatting with one of my daughters about her future and the conversation wound it’s way around to parental expectations. She said, “You know mom, I think a lot of parents tell their kids that they can do anything they put their mind to, but I think what most people don’t understand is [Read the full story …]

ADHD …or is it?

Posted on: March 6th, 2012 by
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Please read this fascinating article (and any other related articles that you can find) based on a study done at the University of British Columbia. Let’s be informed for the sake of our children. Please feel free to leave a comment or send me an email: and look for new posts … Continue [Read the full story …]