The Hood of the Mother

Posted in: Uncategorized- Apr 28, 2017 No Comments

By Bermalva Porter  When I discovered there was a small being growing inside of me that was later to become my daughter, I had no clue about what was to come. That ‘hood’ of the Mother was percolating over my head, preparing on all levels, for the most bitter sweet journey of my life. In [...]

The Many Faces of a Single Mother

Posted in: Uncategorized- Apr 28, 2017 No Comments

by Satkiana Swan  I recall the day that I told my family doctor I was pregnant. I was 40 years-old and single. She said, “many women are choosing to become single mothers these days”. I was surprised.  “Who would choose to become a single parent”? I thought.  The truth is, I did not actually choose, at [...]

Is Your Child Ready for Spring?

Posted in: Uncategorized- Apr 01, 2017 1 Comment

  By Satkiana Swan Spring is just around the corner, or at least we would like to think it is, here in Ottawa.  You may have begun to prepare by purchasing new rain boots, jacket, rain pants and an umbrella for the wet, rainy days to come.  These will keep your child dry on the [...]