SOCIETY: Kids, Screen Time and Safety in a COVID-19 World

The Kids Are Alright…Aren’t They? One has to wonder. In the age of Coronavirus, sheltering-in-place and increased screen time, children have lots of time to spare. An unscientific poll of …

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IN THE NEWS: Your Child Asks About the N-Word. Now What?

A Painful Question, A Painful Truth It’s never an easy topic, discussing one of the most painful words in the English language. This is even more so the case when …

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NPR INTERVIEW: White Skin, Black Emojis

Does Emoji Representation Matter? How much do emojis really matter? Depends who you ask, I guess. If you ask a tween or teen, it’s probably safe to say that the …

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IN THE NEWS: The Challenges and Benefits of Later-Age Parenting

The Challenges and Benefits of Later-Age Parenting What’s it like to be an “older”mom, and what is “older” anyway? This was the question that I was asked on CTV’s Your …

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SOCIETY: Dining Out With the Kids Again? You’re Not Alone

  One of the first and perhaps most relatable posts on this blog has been “How to Dine Out With Kids.” It’s one of those perennial favourites that parents search for …

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