“An awful and dark experience,” Kelowna mom on postpartum depression

When Sylvia Amsler’s daughter, Adelaine, was born in December 2014, she assumed it would be the happiest time of her life. But her introduction to motherhood was anything but. “It was such an awful and dark experience in my life,” she told Global News. Shortly after giving birth to her first child, Amsler began to suffer from postpartum depression and […]

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Why You Should Take Your Kid on Vacation as Often as Possible

The author’s family at Navy Pier I’ll be the first to admit that the thought of taking my 2-year-old anywhere other than the grocery store gives me a mild amount of anxiety. Even relatively simple jaunts to museums and the grandparents’ houses require a ridiculous amount of planning, packing, and forethought, and quite frankly, sometimes I just don’t want to […]

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