Horrible Words

I love words.  I suppose you can call me a “logophile”, a lover of words.  Logophile comes from the Greek words logos meaning “word, speech, discourse” and philos meaning...

Bathing Suit Pride

After my first pregnancy, I spent every day trying to get back to my pre-baby body. Does that even exist? I used to walk hours a day, watched every...

Love is Love

By Suzanne Reisler Litwin The other morning I crawled out of bed, not wanting to move.  As soon as I opened my eyes my darling dog was looking at me. ...

I Have a Bone to Pick

By Suzanne Reisler Litwin I can live on bread and butter, cheese, chocolate, bananas, pasta and ice cream for the rest of my life!  And… I think I just might do...
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Timing is everything

By Suzanne Reisler Litwin Just as I was carrying groceries into my home, my cell phone rang.  I rushed to put the bags down and answer the phone.  It’s my girlfriend...
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Give an Egg, Get an Egg

By Suzanne Reisler Litwin My beloved father, Seymour had a rough childhood.  His mother died when he was 2 years old.  When he was just 12, his father died.  He...

‘Tis the Season to Be…

By Suzanne Reisler Litwin This time of the year is nuts for me.  It is the end of the school term.  All my students’ projects need to be graded, their marks...
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Oh Sweet, Oh precious Sleep

We are beyond excited to introduce you to Elisabeth Wolbersky, West Island Blog's newest contributor and parenting blogger. This smart and charismatic mama is the driving force behind Perfit Moms...

The Future of Food – 2019 and Beyond…

By Nevine  El-Chibini World population is expected to reach 9 billion by the year 2050 requiring 50% more food supplies. This growth will require us to shift to food strategies requiring less...

Who Makes Your Rules?

By Suzanne Reisler Litwin Not too long ago I attended a dinner with some close friends.  We were talking about the regular stuff.  Our family, our problems, our concerns, really complaining...

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