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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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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The 10 Childhood Loves My Kids Will Never Know

  Childhood meant something different back in the day “Childhood” not too long ago meant something so different that it does today. It was a certainly a different time, a …

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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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VIDEO: How to Survive Kids’ Birthday Parties

How to Survive Kids’ Birthday Parties Birthday parties for kids are often one of the most stressful things that a parent can endure. Between the planning, the expectations and the …

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