It has been just over a year since Mum passed away. Since then, my 90-year-old father was left behind to pick up the pieces of his own fragile life, trying to live on without her as best he can. Mum's death left a huge void in Dad's life. When Mum passed away, Dad lost the woman who had been by his side for 60+ years. A spouse he had spent two-thirds of his life … [Read more...] about Death Of A Parent – Helping Dad Live On After Mum Passed Away
Let's face it, we all love free things, don't we? There's no denying this fact after witnessing the recent Parks Canada giveaway. It was so popular with Canadians, the Parks Canada website crashed due to the influx of visitors scrambling to scoop up one of their free 2017 Parks Canada Discovery Pass. I'll never forget the first time I found out that one could actually … [Read more...] about Where To Find Free Things For Canadians
When it comes to using your mobile phone camera to take photos, or record videos, do you use it just for fun, or do you use your mobile phone camera to help you record important information? Here's what I mean by that. How many times have you I arrived at the front desk of a hotel, exhausted from a long trip, only to be asked for the license plate number of the rental car … [Read more...] about 20 Photos You Should Be Taking With Your Mobile Phone Camera
As our parents age, it is inevitable that we are often faced with taking our mother or father for visits to see doctors and specialists, and ultimately, spending time in hospital at their bedside, helping to care for our ill, or injured, parents. I recently faced this reality when my mum passed away after falling and breaking her hip. Despite being involved in many visits … [Read more...] about Advice You Need For Helping Your Parent In Hospital
When I was growing up, there were a whole lot of idioms in our house. Careful, I said idioms, not idiots. Big difference! Do you know what an idiom is? From Grammarist.com: "An idiom is a word or phrase whose meaning can’t be understood outside its cultural context. These expressions are usually figurative and would be nonsensical if read literally. Although most of us … [Read more...] about You’ll Be Fit To Be Tied When You Realize How Often You Use Idioms!