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Anna Barsanti

The holiday season starts with Halloween

This year Leila and I were matching – bananas. [...]

November 3, 2015 Anna Barsanti Anna Barsanti 0

The kid learned to ride a bike

  I am so proud of Leila. Once again in her life she felt the fear and did it anyway! Try as I may over the past three years getting Leila to ride a two-wheeler was not happening. She once again grew out of the bike size we had and there was no way another [...]

September 14, 2015 Anna Barsanti Anna Barsanti, Patricia Mills 0

Last lazy hazy days of summer

Life has a funny way of making sure the people you need in your life show up at the right time to get you over a hump, rethink a way of doing business, simply relax to enjoy what nature has to offer, and remind you of the blessings that show up every single day. So [...]

August 31, 2015 Sudbury Living Magazine Anna Barsanti 0

Who likes change?

  Leila is going into Gr. 2 this fall and for the first time to a different teacher. This piece of information provided the two of us with a number of conversations to prepare her for the realization Mme. Urso would be staying in Gr. 1 and not following her through the years. We moved [...]

July 13, 2015 Anna Barsanti Anna Barsanti 0

Happy Summer

i am still here. I am stronger. I am smarter. I am wiser. I am connected. [...]

June 24, 2015 Anna Barsanti Anna Barsanti 0

On losing good friends and more

On May 13, the 3rd Annual 100 Strong was held. Once again I am thrilled with the residences of the City of Greater Sudbury. The end total is yet to be calculated, however I would confidently say we have raised over $30,000 in the first three years. For three years Rich Griffin has volunteered as the Emcee [...]

June 1, 2015 Anna Barsanti Anna Barsanti 0

Thoughts on mothers

For Mother’s Day To all who are mothers; to all who are in the role as a mother; this is one day in the year on the calendar that has been put aside to celebrate. The truth is if you are a mother or in the role of mother – every day is cause to [...]

May 13, 2015 Sudbury Living Magazine Anna Barsanti 0

My girl’s a goalie

Sports have been a big part of my life from early childhood. Memories are in scrapbooks, photo albums, in my writing, and locked into my mind for quick reference. Much of my character building came from lessons from the field and on the court. First I played unorganized games with my cousins, then with kids [...]

March 20, 2015 Sudbury Living Magazine Anna Barsanti 2

The circle of life

  “You don’t have to give birth to someone to have a family.” Sandra Bullock   Been awhile since we last connected. Leila is now 7 and more expressive than ever. I am fascinated by her facial expression, her use of hands, and her intonation when she delivers a message. Sometimes I find myself simply [...]

February 17, 2015 Sudbury Living Magazine Anna Barsanti 0

Happy New Year

Children are brilliant and wise; we simply have to listen. [...]

January 5, 2015 Sudbury Living Magazine Anna Barsanti 0