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Allyson Beauregard

Hello again dear readers. After a three-month break, I have resumed my responsibilities at the Journal after welcoming baby Harrison Ray into the world on December 26 at 8:03 am, weighing 6 lbs 8 oz – two days after his due date. Although he really resembles his big brother (both boys are mirror images of their daddy – go figure!), the experience surrounding the birth was much, much different this time around and once again reiterated how life can throw you an unexpected curve ball at anytime. 
While my oldest son was born without any issues and came home shortly after, Harrison spent nearly two weeks in CHEO’s NICU for slow resolving hypoglycemia. As we watched other parents leaving the hospital with their newborns, we commented about how many were probably unaware of just how lucky they were, knowing we had taken that blessing for granted three years prior. But as terrible as we thought our situation was at the time, we are also very blessed in that, three months later, it is a story of the past and our family is home together, happy and healthy. For some, having two boys may not fit within the typical
definition of a 'million dollar family'; in my mind, I couldn't be richer and my little family couldn't be more perfect.
And although I was unable to follow local issues and events as closely as I had originally hoped before my leave, I look forward to catching up and once again being out and about in the community: attending events, interacting with and meeting residents, and filling these pages with news that is relevant and important to our readers.
And finally, thank you to those who did a fantastic job of filling my role while I was away: Lynne Lavery, Carl Hager, Darlene Pashak and the rest of the Pontiac Journal team. And as always dear readers, please feel free to contact me with news tips and event details or to send your comments and opinions. My contact
information is available at the bottom of this page. I look forward to hearing from and working for and with you once again!

Baby Harrison and his proud big brother Prestyn.