Archive for September, 2008


This is a public service information request. In the Winter 2009 edition of Black Woman and Child magazine (November 2009), we are working on a piece about blended families. Meaning, he has a child from a previous relationship, maybe you have a child as well. And now that you are together, maybe you have more children together. How is it working for you? Are you able to balance the needs of the children, previous partners, grandparents, society and, if you’re lucky, yourselves? Are you happy? Do you have any advice for others in a similar situation? Is there anything that you wish you could do differently? Please share. Your comments could go a long way in supporting one of our readers — and, if you are interested, you could even be one of our featured families for the article. Let us know where you live; our goal is always to go global as much as possible. If you don’t want to use your real name, just don’t.

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Greetings everyone: We would to inform those interested in learning Swahili (East African) language for children from JK – Grade 8. This program is facilitated through the Toronto District School Board along with the Keyan Ontario Association.  The program cost only $20 per student and runs from September to June, it includes instruction and materials. If you are interested, please email bwac@nubeing.com or call Paul or Nicole at 416-689-2922. The registration date is Saturday September 27th from 9:30am – 12 noon. We need at least 20 students to register so let us know your interest as soon as possible.

Swahili Lessons

Where: Dr. Marion Hilliard Sr Public School

Proposed Time: 9:30am – 12noon

Cost: $20 (covers full year of program from September to June)