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• Hamilton Interval House 905-387-8881

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I’m here when you need me

"Many strong women have had to walk this path, I'm here when you need me".  These were the words I just texted to a friend .  Sometimes this is all we can do despite everything in me that wants to rush over, pick her and her children up and take charge of the chaos of their unraveling lives.

I know that my experience as a woman who has been where my friend currently is counts a lot in her eyes.  She trusts my input because I come from a place of knowing.

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Giving back

Giving back

On Thursday February 7th there was a great event here in Hamilton called "Chocolate Fest".  It is put on every year by SACHA (Sexual Assault Centre of

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We're in it for the long haul

We’re in it for the long haul

I was standing outside last night, waiting for the dogs to relieve themselves (why do they take their time when it is so cold out?) and I was thinking about

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A note for 1 in Four

A note for 1 in Four

I'll never forget the day my best friend called to tell me she had left her husband.  Except she hadn't just left him, she had run away, packing a few

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