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How I turned up my confidence as a twentysomething in Guiding

Let’s face it: becoming an adult is all kinds of exciting and terrifying all at the same time. There are so many new things to learn and do – but it can also feel like just so much new all … Continue reading

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When the pieces click together

At university, they say the first semester is the hardest. To say I was nervous was a bit of an understatement: on top of delving into my specialization degree in Immunology and Infection at the distinguished (and somewhat menacing) University … Continue reading

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Sometimes, we all need a life preserver thrown our way (literally!)

When the phone rings before the morning alarm, panic sets in… “Hello?” “Mom…” I could sense my daughter’s tears before she said the next words, “I’m in trouble.” As a parent, with a university student living 1,400 km away, nothing … Continue reading

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Guiding isn’t just for girls

Around this time last year, I decided to apply for a Girl Guides of Canada scholarship. (This year’s application deadline is April 1.) I did not know if I had any chance but I decided that it was worth a … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: End of Year Graduation

  GGC’s Patrol Blogger Rachel …June 29, 2011 I’ve known that date for the past 10 months – known the approximate date for the past 10 years. But just because I’ve known it was coming doesn’t make it any less … Continue reading

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