Category Archives for "Family"

Oct 16

The Power of Mentorship

By Christine Salberg | Family , Friendship , Parenting

“Mentorship is a personal development relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced,less knowledgeable or younger person.” Six years ago I became a Big Sister in the Big Brother Big Sister program in Calgary. What was my motivation? What were my expectations? Since I had been volunteering […]

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Dec 15

Teaching Children About Giving

By Christine Salberg | Family , Parenting

Every parent has experienced the frenzied “gimme” look in their children’s eyes at Christmas. New toys and electronics are advertised everywhere and their “I want” list grows by the minute. As parents, we would like our children’s Christmas memories to be about family time, traditions, love and giving rather than the newest gadget. One way […]

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