People are speaking up about the inequity in media coverage and general reaction to the attacks and Beirut and Paris last week.
IKEA probably didn't set out to paint parents in a bad light - that would be a truly foolish marketing tactic. However, the interpretation of any video is in the eye of the beholder.
Just as there is a spectrum of autism, there is a spectrum of fear. For some, it's fear of the unknown. For others the fear is more palpable.
I see friendship at any level as an ebb and flow. Life circumstances bring people into our lives. Sometimes there is an invisible pull that brings two (or more) people closer together.
From a very young age, I've been in performances. Playing instruments, singing, large ensembles, small ensembles, solos - it's an exhilarating rush every time.
Advocating for a child that has special needs can feel like a neverending battle. There will always be myriad challenges, but things are getting better.
I've just taken on a new role - President of the Women's Business Network of Ottawa. I'm excited and honoured to have the opportunity to help make a difference for women in business.
I don't like to write about September 11 every year. It's a day that I'll never forget. But there comes a time when you have to move on.
This year was the first time I thought about the worker I look up to the most in honour of Labour Day. Of course, the answer was a no-brainer.
Some women feel the pressure to conform to certain standards of beauty to feel good about their appearance. Others don't.