During my childhood, the lyrics of Raffi Cavoukian (a.k.a Raffi, the children’s singer) influenced me a lot. Therefore, I was delighted when I randomly encountered him recently at the Salt Spring Island Market. I took the ferry over to the beautiful Salt Spring Island with some friends to check out the Saturday Market. Downtown Ganges (the main town) is packed with local vendors displaying their crafts. While I was wandering around, a friend pointed out Raffi selling his books and CD’s.Read More
Jesse Ruben is a Philly-bred singer/songwriter currently living in Brooklyn, NY. He has independently sold over 10,000 albums, gotten song placements on TV shows such as One Tree Hill, Degrassi, and Teen Mom and toured with some amazing artists including Jewel, KT Tunstall, Rick Springfield, and Hanson. His song “We Can” is in regular rotation on the XM/Sirius Coffeehouse channel, which called him “the next generation of singer/songwriter”.Read More
Any new moms out there looking for encouragement and support? Today is your lucky day!
I have interviewed many people for my "Profiles of Perseverance" series about how they persevere through many types of obstacles. However, I had until now, not asked a young mom to share her thoughts. When thinking of who to interview – I knew just the person to ask. Carla Bourada is a 29-year-old-stay-at -home mom of three children with one more on the way! Her children are so adorable! I have known Carla since elementary school and we used to live in the same neighbourhood. I really respect her and think she is a wonderful woman and mom. Thanks, Carla, for sharing with us the lessons you have learned throughout your twenties! You Rock!Read More
I saw the video for the song written and produced by Megan McNeil , a childhood cancer patient called "Will to Survive." I had to share it, as it touched my heart. The song has such a beautiful message. Megan battled cancer for four years; she passed away at the end of January of last year. Her legacy will live on through the song and the lives she touched.Read More