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. Social 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