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My TedX Talk – What You See & What Was Really Happening OR How NOT to do a TEDx

  So, I super hyped up the fact that I was doing a TedX - that is, an independently organized TED talk. I hyped it up because it was something I'd dreamed of doing. I'd hoped that one day I would have the opportunity to step on the red circle carpet with a huge screen… Continue reading My TedX Talk – What You See & What Was Really Happening OR How NOT to do a TEDx

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Vulnerability and Journal Writing…and TedX info

I'm over at the League of Canadian Poets today, having written about vulnerability on my blog 'The Writing Parent'. In this blog, I open up about my experience on my book tour...and what happened to me. Thank you to the League for continuing to give me the space to blog about being a parent and… Continue reading Vulnerability and Journal Writing…and TedX info

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Less than a week away – TEDX-CK!

  Do you ever do this? See a 'best-before' date on food and think about what you'll be doing on that date? You do?! So I was making the kid's lunches this morning and I noticed that the best-before date on the pita bread do-hickey was the date of my TedX-CK talk. My stomach immediately lurched into… Continue reading Less than a week away – TEDX-CK!

On Writing

My TedX Is Coming! The Original Stories! Don’t Miss It!

What is TED? TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100… Continue reading My TedX Is Coming! The Original Stories! Don’t Miss It!