Antivax Isn’t Real, and You Sound Silly Saying it

Welcome to Pro-Informed Consent I’m writing this to all of you who have posted tearful tales of kids with cancer/leukaemia who might die because of threats from unvaccinated children, or of your elderly mother who is somehow in danger because of antivaxxers, or who has stated in a public forum that vaccines have been proven … Continue reading Antivax Isn’t Real, and You Sound Silly Saying it

Voting With Your Dollars: How large chain store stores have missed the mark and failed to nurture opportunity.

  Yesterday I went into my local Shoppers Drug Mart. I shop there a lot. At least I did.  While it’s fairly obvious that a large percentage of consumers do not love the move to automation (there are entire social media campaigns about this!) the response to customer feedback has been mixed, to say the … Continue reading Voting With Your Dollars: How large chain store stores have missed the mark and failed to nurture opportunity.

The Autism Divide in Ontario

Whether or not you know and love someone with Autism in Ontario, you’ve probably heard more about Autism lately than ever before. Recent cuts to the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) have brought widespread protest, condemnation and sheer outrage from parents, therapists, educators and families. The OAP has had many failures to launch and been fraught … Continue reading The Autism Divide in Ontario

Disparity: The Santa Conundrum

“Mom, is Santa Claus real?” As parents, as  purveyors of Christmas, we have all been asked. We all have an answer prepared. There is a pact among parents. An unspoken arrangement. The magical spirit of Santa is our responsibility to maintain. We take our task very seriously- it is not about the gifts and the … Continue reading Disparity: The Santa Conundrum

When your kids are nothing like you – Election Edition

Nothing more accurately demonstrates how different I am from my son than a Federal election. While I definitely float on the left side of the pool, he is far more conservative than I. I would suggest that he floats on the far right side of the pool, but that would infuriate him and he would … Continue reading When your kids are nothing like you – Election Edition