I had been talking about moving back to Vancouver for a while. However, something always came up. A thing no one tells you about moving is that whenever you want to move to a new place, everything starts to fall into place where you are. Things get better than they have ever been, and it becomes almost impossible to leave. Continue Reading
If someone would have told me a few years ago that today I would be writing about a healthy lifestyle, I’d probably laugh. It’s not because I found the idea of being healthy funny, in fact it’s been a goal of mine for almost my whole life.
For years I struggled with my weight and my health. I was a picky eater growing up, so I didn’t exactly want to eat the most nutritious food. I also had asthma as a kid, which made certain activities and sports difficult to participate in. Because of this, I was a chubby girl, even into my university/college years.
I had gone on diets and workout streaks in the past, but nothing ever seemed to stick. I tended to give up too easily, and every time I gave up, it just led to me putting on more weight. One day last year I weighed in at the highest weight I had ever been in my life, and it terrified me. Continue Reading
With July more than half over, we check in with the 2017 grads and see what their summer plans include. Job searching? Relaxing? Continue Reading
After reading a recent post by current 2nd-time student, Melissa Melanson in A Second Career in My 20s, grad Bobbi Jo wanted to share her similar experience from more than 25 years ago.
I started at Mohawk on the Fennell Campus, fresh out of high school in 1988. Towards my later years in high school, I wasn’t totally sure what I wanted to do but knew that I really enjoyed keyboarding and shorthand. I heard about the Office Admin course through my sister who had taken the course and really enjoyed it. I applied and was accepted and started in September 1988. Little did I know (20+ years and a second stint in Mohawk later) that those ‘roots’ would be coming back to me. Continue Reading
This summer we are planning on staying local and doing day trips around the area. So what is there to do with 4 kids under the age of 5? Well a lot! Continue Reading