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  • Sat 23 Sep 2017
  • Sat, September 23, 2017

Mother of disabled son opens salon for people with learning difficulties

Liz Stewart of Wales is a wonderful and insightful mother. We wish you success at home and in business, Ms. Stewart. I hope this is the start of a much needed trend. Wales – ITV News Reports: Believed to be the first of its kind in Wales, Liz Stewart opened the doors of SP1 just a few weeks ago. It looks slightly different to a ‘normal’ hairdressers – there are no pictures on the wall, no loud music or equipment…


Grief, Our Silent Companion

Caregivers often silently carry around with them the constant, heavy feeling of grief. Sometimes ashamed of it, we may hide it from others. Burying it as deeply as possible in the hopes that no one else will see. Your grief can feel like a nagging and confusing failure, compounding the sorrow inside of you, but it doesn’t have to be that way. You are doing the best you can with the information you have available to you. Cut yourself some slack. Just because…


Becca Is Confident and Beautiful

“Beauty Behind Becca” by Natasha Boshoff and Suaad Issa, from Oakville, ON won the Children’s Mental Health Ontario’s “Change The View” 2014 video challenge. Participants were asked to make a short video that shows how we can all take the stigma out of kids’ mental health issues. Issues like stress, depression, ADHD, bullying,  psychosis and more.  This girl is radiant and amazing… Shine On, Becca! Click these links to see more videos from the contest or view more information about Children’s Mental…