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Moms Dive Deep to Support Their Olympic Daughters #ThankYouMom

The first time I met Margarida Benfeito and Helene Filion, I was sitting in front of them as their daughters Meaghan and Roseline, half of Canada’s “Fab IV” diving team, prepared to dive in the finals for the 10m platform event. They would end up winning a bronze medal, and earning the love and respect of Canada; something they had from the start from their...

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Olympian Jen Kish Plays Rugby Like a Girl (And You Should Too) #ThankYouMom

“I’m wearing a bronze medal around my neck, but I feel like I’ve won gold.” Jen Kish looks tough. And she is tough. Tough on herself to perform at the highest level of athletics, and more importantly, to provide a positive role model for female athletes anywhere. As the captain of the Canadian Women’s 7 Rugby Team, she is well poised to do just that....

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At MY Age? If Not Now, When? Life

“At our age, we really need to stop trying new things.” As my former work colleague, a good seven years younger than me, said this during a recent dinner, my reaction was mixed. Since turning 50, I have tried out many new things; riding a horse in Patagonia, descending some of the world’s highest and longest zip lines in Costa Rica, flying through the air...

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Stephanie Labbe: You Play Like a Girl? Good For You. #ThankYouMom

“At least I’ll be playing hockey with the kind of girls who play hockey.”, so said my daughter a few years ago, when she reluctantly made the move from being the only girl on a boys’ house league hockey team, to a girls’ rep team. The awkwardness of changing in the referees’ room and not really feeling like she was a part of the team,...

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Pamela & Jennifer - half of the dynamic team heading to Rio. #ThankYouMom

Featured Image: Pamela Ware & Jennifer Abel – half of Canada’s dynamic diving team heading to Rio.   One of the biggest commitments and complaints you’ll hear from the parents of competitive athletes in training is the constant driving. Driving to practice, to competitions, all of it made a little bit easier when you can count on a car pooling community. Your “village” of drivers is...

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Hugging a Teen: Why It Can And Should Be Done Family / Life

  “A hug is like a boomerang. You get it back right away.” – Bil Keane, creator of Family Circus And let’s be honest, there are some times where we equally don’t want to hug our teens. Maybe they’ve just finished playing road hockey in the heat for two hours, or maybe they’ve just finished explaining to you how old you are, in case you weren’t...

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