Entries by Shauna Blaak

My Ode to Adeline

Have you ever considered… Why is it that we procrastinate in telling people how much they mean to us? Why do we wait until someone precious to us is dying, or about to die, before we honour them for the role they’ve played in our lives? Why not tell them in the moment, or when […]

Five Minute Friday – CREATE

I’ve just joined a special group of writers to write for FIVE MINUTES every Friday. No editing. No revising. Just WRITE. This week, the word is CREATE. Go!  ————————-♥————————- So I’m preparing to write on “create” and all I can hear are melodies in my head. Lilting melodies, moving up, moving down. Beautiful, mysterious. But […]

Help, I Have to Read to my Child (part 1)

CONGRATULATIONS, PARENTS!   The very fact that you are reading this article means that you are passionate about seeing your child become a strong reader! And why shouldn’t you?! Reading is one of the surest ways to improve ALL areas of your child’s cognitive, academic, and emotional development (just to name a few). The BONUS […]