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Reliving My Birth Trauma At A Birth Celebration
Barely able to choke out the reading through my tears, I was mortified at having allowed the baggage of my birth to enter this sacred space.
How a Teacher’s Ridicule Helped Form How I Parent
My teacher publicly ridiculed my classmate and I and invited our friends to join in on the fun.
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What Not to Do When Your Child Has a Fear of Needles
I’ve never enjoyed getting needles, but I’ve never really been afraid of them, either. But my son is fearful. And I've made some mistakes in the past.
Outside Your Home
Think Racism Isn't a Problem in Canada? Guess Again
It's ironic that I experienced my first serious incident of racism since elementary school at the Canadian institution of Tim Horton's.
I Debate Online Not for the Bigots Benefit, But For the Silent Observers
I’d been quiet for a while, and my husband knows what that means. Someone was wrong on the internet, and I needed to fix it.
Heather M. Jones
In The News
Torontonians Prove They Haven't All Forgotten How to Be Nice Canadians
A Latino man late for a job interview had a thoroughly Canadian experience.
A Lesson That's Hard To Forget
I was four years old but it took only an instance to learn that I was easy to hate. Easy to hate because of the way I look.
Fake It Till You Make It?
In the past I would hibernate all winter huddled beneath a blanket in front of the fireplace. Now that I have kids I'm being forced into the freezing cold.
Today, We Should Pledge to Ditch the "R Word"
No word is just a word: it is a conscious choice that comes with responsibility and impact.
Heather M. Jones