Heather Feldstein
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Heather is the single mother of 2 kids. Prior to her writing on the topic of divorce, Heather founded and managed WordsByMom.com, a showcase of children's book reviews. Heather's work received much media attention and she was featured on many Canadian and American television shows including Canada AM, The Marilyn Denis Show and Breakfast Television. Heather was also featured on many radio shows throughout North America and her writing has been published in many newspapers and magazines.

Heather graduated from York University in 1997 with an Honours degree in Psychology. She has been featured on several radio shows, talking about WordsByMom.com and the importance of reading with and to children, including guest spots on Radio Disney and The Mom RN Show with Tamara Walker. She is the featured book blogaholic on Parent Tested, Parent Approved Media.

Heather's divorce taught her much about how to come through the storm stronger and happier than ever before. She is now sharing her secrets with the world in the hopes of helping other people weather the storm. She is a Life Coach and writes practical pieces that all divorcing and divorced parents can relate to.

Entries by Heather Feldstein

I Will Still Buy My Ex-Husband A Father's Day Gift

(24) Comments | Posted May 20, 2016 | 1:55 PM

As the last of my Mother's Day flowers die and the homemade seashell necklace has proudly, lovingly and carefully been added to my gift collection, it's time to shift our focus to the other parent appreciation day: Father's Day. For divorced moms, Father's Day can stir up a lot of...

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How Divorce Teaches You To Share Your Kids

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2016 | 12:22 PM

One of the first social skills that we are taught in life is how to share. We have to share with our siblings, with our friends, our classmates and eventually our colleagues. Sharing is one of those basic life skills that we're taught from day one.

In...

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5 Books to Help Kids Understand Death

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2011 | 5:58 PM

Bad stuff happens. Sometimes, life sucks! This is quite a contrast to the colourful, carefree and happy bubble we'd like to raise our children in. We naturally try to shelter them from some of life's harsh realities. As parents, we often figure that there's plenty of time for them to...

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There's a Picture Book For That!

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2011 | 4:44 PM

My business world is that of picture books... reading, writing, reviewing and keeping tabs on what's hot and what's not. There has been much buzz of late, arguing that the picture book is dead. Whether it's because of the e-book world or simply because kids are moving into chapter books...

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Books to Help Ease Back to School Anxiety

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2011 | 5:04 PM

During the heart of the summertime heat, it seems odd thinking about going back to school. But summer seems to take forever to come and then at the blink of an eye, the sound of school bells seem to be ringing throughout the land.

The thought of a new...

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Summer-Themed Children's Books: Blackouts and Gardens!

(0) Comments | Posted July 27, 2011 | 1:23 PM

Ahhhh, summertime! The one season that most people seem to wait for all year, only to have many complain about the heat once it finally arrives!

Summertime always seems to go hand in hand with reading. Whether it's by the calm tranquility of the lake or amongst...

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