Two Ottawa veterans discuss the challenges of parenting while coping with post-traumatic stress disorder. Sophie Desrosiers tells their stories. Ottawa mom Shawna Roy, a former member of the Canadian Forces, has battled the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder since before […]
A year ago, Parenting Times spoke with Ottawa’s Knox family about raising a transgender child. We recently checked in with them again, and discovered that while the family has undergone more changes and challenges over the last year, they’re happier and stronger than ever – and even more determined to help others.
Actor, writer, comedian and Ontario native Anne Marie Scheffler brings her hit one-woman show Suddenly Mommy! to Ottawa this fall, detailing her journey from showbiz to motherhood, and the insanity that often comes with juggling a career and a baby.
Lisa Loeb – the American indie musician known as much for her trademark cat-eye glasses as for her talent as a songwriter and storyteller – embodied the music of the ‘90s. Her platinum hit song Stay (I Missed You), from the 1994 film Reality Bites, became the anthem for a generation of young people trying to figure out what – or who – they wanted out of life. Now, the same Gen-Yers who loved her for the songs Do You Sleep, I Do, and Let’s Forget About It, now grown with children of their own, have the chance to experience Loeb’s music all over again.