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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PARENTING ADVICE: What to Do When Your Child Has No Friends

Your Child Has No Friends: Now What? All parents want to see their children happy, engaged and interacting with their peers. In other words, we want our kids to have friends. …

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IN THE NEWS: How to Survive a Family Road Trip

How to Survive a Family Road Trip Traveling with kids can be stress free by following these simple tips Us parents are a brave bunch, aren’t we? With the prospect …

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Teaching Your Kids About Diversity – 6 Tips For Parents

“Mom, why does she look different?” This is a question that many of us have had to grapple with as we raise our kids in an increasingly multicultural and multiethnic …

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What’s the Dewey Decimal System?

  “What the heck is the ‘Dewey Decimal System’ anyway?” she said. My daughter has been reading a book at school that she’s really enjoying. Of course as a parent, …

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Kids Shouldn’t Always Win. Here’s Why

 Kids shouldn’t always win. Here’s why.I’m against kids “winning” at all costs.This refers to the growing trend of letting all kids win and telling them that “everyone’s a winner.”Everyone is not a winner. That’s …

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