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Archive | October, 2012

Taking stock...

Taking stock…

Alright, I have been working on this post for the last  half an hour and as you can see, I am still on the first sentence.  I know that some of you reading this

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Dark days...

Dark days…

We try to focus on the positive here at 1 in Four. Although we touch on some very dark topics, because domestic violence is just that -- dark, we attempt

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Just in case..

Just in case..

As I walked into the school this morning to drop my youngest off at kindergarten I had to walk past three teachers who were talking about

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Just say NO?

Just say NO?

I have met many people in my life that have dealt with addiction and/or mental health disorders.  Both have strong associations with Domestic

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Yay for Google Translate!

Yay for Google Translate!

Language barriers exist.  You might have the most amazing news to tell me, but you can’t because I don’t understand the language that you speak.  I

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Parenting with respect

Parenting with respect

Last night I watched a parenting video made by Barbara Coloroso, an Educator from the States who has a reputation for saying it like it is… I like

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Where to turn?

Where to turn?

When I was going through my most abusive relationship (the most recent one counts somewhere on the spectrum, but I usually don't refer to it that way,

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It's a real problem

It’s a real problem

I'm writing this post at a coffee shop because frustration of all frustrations, I am having a problem with my Internet provider and so can't do this at home.

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Home is where the heart is...

Home is where the heart is…

I love to host parties. I love having friends in my home, feeling comfortable and relaxed... enjoying one another's company, eating great food, drinking

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These are a few of my favourite things..

These are a few of my favourite things..

When I was around ten, my mother made me a beautiful dress.  It was white with little yellow flowers  and I loved it.  When I wore it, I felt beautiful and comfortable... I have

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