Category Archives: Family Stories of Compassion

A forum where families can share their experiences and stories of caring and compassion.

Peace Starts With Me: Heart-Mind Celebration

On the morning of Thursday, May 21st, we celebrated the Heart-Mind Initiative Project with a wonderful gathering and lunch. The event consisted an overview of the Heart-Mind Index, Frog Hollow’s process and involvement and the community’s engagement. The Heart-Mind Well-Being … Continue reading

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Soul Sister Stories

What happens when you bring a group of parents and young children together on a sunny autumn day, in a beautiful and wild school garden to sew and craft together? Stories get told. The Soul Sister Story Party was just … Continue reading

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Creating with mom by Jacinda Oldale

My Mom was confident with a pencil cocked in her right hand. Equally at ease with a pen that ‘s fine tip flowed black ink. (To this day I feel drawing pens make for excellent writing pens- a ballpoint just … Continue reading

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At home faraway

I’ve been talking about the project with my son Harry. He’s 9 and a story-teller from way back. When he was a baby he chattered endlessly. Brian and I would smile at each other and wonder “Will he talk this … Continue reading

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The pink blanket

This story is part of the Caring Community project. When I think back to my childhood in the 1970’s I remember myself alone in a big backyard, snacking on tart red currants, smokey black currants, sour rhubarb and snap peas. … Continue reading

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