‘Paws’ for thought: The valuable lessons I’m learning from my puppy

Posted on: July 6th, 2017 by Jennifer Brown

After years of listening to our children beg for a dog, we decided it was time to open our hearts and our home to a puppy.  We brought Roxy, a beautiful Golden Doodle, home in April, and our lives were forever changed.   Over the years, there have been many studies that show that pet owners, and especially dog owners, reap numerous benefits from their pet including increased happiness, health and even self-esteem.  Studies also show that there is a…


Four Quick Tips For Building Meaningful Relationships in 140 Characters or Less

Posted on: April 9th, 2015 by Jennifer Brown

I recently caught up with a friend who also happens to be one of Canada’s leading voices on all things mom. As we chatted about our families and jobs, I realized that our offline friendship had originated from our online relationship on Twitter. While I know I’m not the first person to make a real-life connection through online conversation, it did get me thinking. How many meaningful relationships with online influencers have I built through social media? The number surprised…