Usually my parents or my teacher will help me test my blood to make sure my sugar levels are normal, but now mom and dad have let me be in charge of my testing kit and pricking my finger. It’s a lot of responsibility and makes me feel very grown up.
Ali is 9 years… Continue reading
Heather and Tony have recently divorced. During their separation negotiations, they incorporated a plan into their Separation Agreement to help them determine how much each parent would be responsible for contributing to special and extraordinary expenses for their children. These expenses could include:
Her friends were always trying to emulate the models and celebrities splashed across the fashion magazines, and sure enough, Rachel became self-conscious that her physique just didn’t measure up. The pressure mounted, and soon she was feeling altogether overwhelmed.
With her prom fast approaching, Rachel knew that she wanted to wear a short, sequined dress that she… Continue reading
Over the past year, Sarah had noticed the memory of her 68-year-old mother, Martha, declining. It started as simply misplacing household items, forgetting about special dates, and missing appointments. Sarah just assumed forgetfulness was a part of the normal aging process.
Sarah soon realized her mother’s frequent forgetfulness wasn’t normal when Martha inadvertently started a small kitchen fire at her house.… Continue reading
When Andrew and Janet divorced last year, they knew it would take time to learn how to support their respective and independent needs on one income. Unfortunately for Andrew, it took longer than he thought.
When Andrew and Janet were married, Andrew provided a healthy income to the family. However, Janet was the breadwinner. It was her income that mainly supported the family.
Once on his own, Andrew had to reestablish the financial aspects of… Continue reading
Our first phase of guest speakers was announced today! The moderator for the main stage will be Kevin Frankish, who can be seen each weekday morning on “BT-BreakfastTelevision” and has been recognized repeatedly for his career achievements and community involvement.
For a list of current guest speakers please visit our “Speakers” tab! We have a variety of industry experts to help your family!
Tickets are now available on our website! You can purchase them directly… Continue reading
Annie Williams, 16, had been extremely busy in the final few months of school. With soccer practice, photography club, student council, and studying for exams, she needed to maintain her good grades to be accepted into her first choice… Continue reading
Some separations are functional, but dysfunction can ensue, particularly if you make this one fundamental mistake. You fail to communicate.
If people don’t communicate well when they’re married, it’s unlikely that they will when they are apart. But the good news is that communication is a skill that can be taught and learned, but it is hard work.
Most people learn to communicate… Continue reading
“I hate my teacher,” he told his mother. “Every day this week she embarrassed me in class. She knows I can’t sit still. She keeps bugging me. I’m never going back to school, ever again!”
Johnny ran to his room and slammed the door. He jumped on his bed and threw his favourite book against the wall.
Johnny’s mother Sally was beside herself. She’d spoken… Continue reading
Sometimes the obvious escapes us.
Family Support Expo, “Solutions Waiting To Happen”, October 20 -21, 2012, at the International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, marks a new chapter in the family lives of Ontarians. More than 60% of Canadians struggle with three very personal and often frustrating challenges:
• Separation and divorce • Medical issues • Mental health issues.
These three problem areas affect so much: the smiles on children’s faces, the ability for Moms and Dads… Continue reading