Looking for some daily inspiration? You might want to take a gander at Michelle Lam, a 20 year old student on a mission to empower people of all ages to share kindness through their daily actions with her website called Project Three Six Five.
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"Count On Me"
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songs, including "United We're Strong" and
"Change Starts Here"
Returning to work after having a baby can be a stressful experience for parents. For months prior to my return, I dreaded the thought of leaving my son. My first full day back I felt torn about leaving him in the care of someone else, not to mention guilty. I pictured him crying and screaming as I walked out the door of his dayhome. As the weeks went on it did get easier, but one thing that helps immensely is having a supportive employer who is understanding and willing to accommodate a flexible work schedule.
On Thursday, February 28, 2013 at the Edmonton Expo Centre, amidst a flurry of confetti cannons, great musical entertainment and a keynote address from Premier Alison Redford, the 2012 United Way fundraising campaign officially came to an end. It closed with a great deal of cheering and celebration for another very successful year – a $23.1 million year, in fact.
I have started this blog many times over the course of this last week; I’m not entirely sure why I am finding it so hard to write about mentorship from an adult’s perspective. Mentorship has its listed outcomes that everyone is familiar with, and it is obvious that a youth that has a well matched mentor in their life that offers support and guidance can have a positive effect. But what about the adults… why do so many in our community choose to mentor?