Archive | October, 2012

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TKD Coupe du Quebec

Right after the academic award ceremony at school I jumped on the Voyageur bus to Montreal for the weekend.  I always LOVE going to Montreal.  It’s amazing seeing TKD friends. Saturday morning I went to watch the Coupe du Quebec.  I would have loved to compete but this is their Provincial championships and also my […]


School Awards Ceremony

I have to work really really hard for my school marks so I’m proud when my marks are high enough for Honour Role! I also received the Healthy Active Living Award.  My biggest challenge is fitting in all the homework around my training schedule.  I end up doing all my homework during lunch, in the car, and […]

I had a blast going back to my Elementary School

Kids Need More Guidance After They Set Their Goals

What happens between setting a huge goal and it fading away in the distance?  I was so excited to be invited by Jockvale Elementary School (where I used to go) to come in and talk for 90 minutes with the grade 4 and 5 boys and girls about goal setting. I was a bit worried about keeping their interest […]


My First ‘Girls Night In’ with Because I Am a Girl

Being a new member of the ‘Because I Am a Girl’ speaking Bureau, I was a guest and spoke at a ‘Girls Night In’ event hosted by the Ottawa Jewish Community school.  It was surreal for me.  As I walked into their gymnasium that was decked out in pink streamers, pink balloons and pink table cloths I got […]

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I Was Honoured by a Young Girl!

Today I learned a very important lesson…people do watch what you do!!! I received the cutest email from a 10 year old girl that I have never met before.  She had to write a biography on someone and while she was doing her research she decide to write about me!!!   She went all through my […]


First International Day of the Girl!

Today is the first International Day of the Girl!   Today we celebrate endless possibilities for girls all around the world. Girls deserve the same rights and opportunities no matter where they are.  Today we support the movement to make that happen! One girl can change the world, but they need to be given the chance. Join us and support and celebrate every […]


Because I am a Girl…

After going through an application process, a few phone calls and multiple emails, I’m very excited to be a Member of the Speakers Bureau for the “Because I Am a Girl” movement.  I have always wanted to do some Humanitarian work and this is a perfect fit for me. I have my first talk October […]

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