ESSAY: How the Internet Ruined Kids’ Fun

The Internet Has Made Kids Anxious Patience is a virtue, we were once told Back in the day, anticipation was the name of the game. Kids had to wait – …

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ESSAY – I Wish it Were 1978 Just For One Day

  Before digital tech, notifications came by phone or snail mail There was a time when the day ended. Those times themselves ended with the advent of digital technology and …

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SOCIETY: Kids, Screen Time and Safety in a Post-Coronavirus World

Coronavirus, Kids, Screen Time and Mental Health 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 …

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

The N-Word: A Painful Question, A Painful Truth It’s never an easy topic, discussing one of the most painful words in the English language: the N-word. This is even more …

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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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