The ugly, the bad, and the good

The ugly, the bad, and the good

Warm cheers from our family to yours for 2021 2020 is SO last year. It was a year we’ll all remember, and that many loved to hate online and in the media. It was a year that demanded tremendous strength and commitment from front-line and health-care workers, and...
Letting our children be our teachers

Letting our children be our teachers

Pull up a chair: it’s story time. Today’s story is about how our kids have much to teach us about life. The other day, I was folding a load of laundry with Carmen, our 12-year-old daughter. I was feeling miserable and wondering when we’d have...
The business of family care

The business of family care

This month, we celebrate a decade in Brightling’s lovely, happy home on Chevrier. Our previous space on Victor Lewis Drive was a fun and homey spot – but we outgrew it. And it’s a good thing we did, because that venue wouldn’t have given us...
Spread love

Spread love

It’s now been six months (really!) since COVID-19 steamrolled in. Both as a parent and as a centre director, it has been quite a whirlwind.  Those of you who know me well know that when there is a crisis I am quick to strategize, implement and plan, all...