From Report Cards to Diapers

by Moira Louw A few weeks ago, I had the rare opportunity to eat lunch with a former teacher, in her own home. Mrs. Becky Enns (although I know her as Ms. Vandenberg) was my grade 7 teacher, and I still remember her “special guy friend” Jonas coming to visit the class, and the gossip this created […]

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What a Preschooler Didn’t Know

by Eden Luymes In my preschool days, Julie Braun was the “magic lady.” She lived in a little schoolroom amongst doll houses, toy tractors, and teddy bears, turning play-dough into gold with a touch, telling wild stories, and singing the silliest songs that always left me giggling.  Twelve years later and still at ACS, I […]

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5 Generations and 1 Kim Fleming

by Tanya Kieneker As I sit down on Kim Fleming’s couch, our kids playing quietly around the house, she jumps right in. She knows the topic of our interview, so it only makes sense that she skips all the pleasantries. “So here’s a good story. When my mom and dad first got married, they had […]

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Isn’t the Inside the Wrong Side?

by Tanya Kieneker It’s 6:45pm at our house. “The most wonderful time of the day,” as my husband and I like to call it. Sometimes we even sing this line, with smiles on our faces, to the tune of the familiar Christmas carol. It’s bedtime. Yes, our kids go to bed very early. When your […]

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