A Letter to Friends and Partners of Social Workers

This is a letter to the friends and partners of social workers. Social workers are people who help mend the lives and emotions of others who need support.┬áSocial workers are usually advocates, empaths and fighters for social justice. They are the people who rather than complain about the hurt and injustices in the world, do … More A Letter to Friends and Partners of Social Workers

My Journey in Peru: Day 1 – Arriving in Peru

My biological father was a traveller and spoke five languages. Unfortunately, it appears that I did not get the languages gene. But, my desire to travel began to emerge during my years in university. Like many students, I did not have the funds to travel during university – instead, I promised myself that I would … More My Journey in Peru: Day 1 – Arriving in Peru

My Journey with Trauma Alongside Me

A short personal reflection written for Adopt 4 Life: Ontario’s Adoptive Parent’s Association. May 15, 2015.   My Name is Jessica. I have grown up sharing my story. I have shared my story with the Radio, newspapers, community events, television programs, award ceremonies, publishers, teachers, friends, extended family, youth in care and advocacy groups to … More My Journey with Trauma Alongside Me