If you’ve ever had an inconsolable crying baby you know the frustrations of having a “purple baby.” At it’s extreme, these frustrations can lead to Shaken Baby Syndrome. Now, an awareness campaign asking people to knit or crochet little purple hats for newborns to raise awareness of PURPLE Crying and shaken baby syndrome.
Easter has always been a big deal for me. When I was a kid, my parents bought each of their seven children a new outfit, including hats, bags and gloves for the girls. I still have a soft spot for patent leather shoes and mauve hats. When I was five or six, I was astounded […]
I’d done some stupid things in my life, and even more strange ones, but one of the weirdest was performing in a play about three women who were bitter and angry at men, in a federal prison. A men’s federal prison.
Was the media coverage of Olympic skater Joannie Rochette’s short program, just three days after her mother’s death, valid news or tragedy pornography?
As she lay dying of breast cancer at the age of 57, my sister made me promise to find her son. She had thought about him for 37 years, crying each November as his birthday neared.
For a wee Canadian lass, I felt a bit like a kid at an 18th century wedding on Robbie Burns Day. A true fish out of water. Nessy out of her Loch, as it were.