Bullying Awareness Week November 17-23, 2013

This week is Bullying Awareness Week here in Canada.  When I was a classroom teacher, bullying was one of the most common issues I had to deal with – it was also one of the most difficult.  It broke my heart to see what some…

Happy Movember!

Yep, it’s November 1st and you know what that means………women everywhere will be consoling each other because their men are growing tons of facial hair for the cause! We have our own Movemberite here in the Gagen Girls household.    Mr. Anderson states that his goal…

Today is National #UNICEFDay

My daughter Sam is currently student teaching in a local Grade 7 classroom.  She came home yesterday telling me that she was chatting with the students about Halloween and their plans and asked them, “So will you be carrying the orange UNICEF boxes with you…