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Why Do Parents Insist on Shaming Their Kids?

October 10, 2012


In today’s world of ever-changing media, one of the most important lessons you can model for your children is that what goes out into cyberspace stays in cyberspace forever. With the popularity of reality TV, blogging and numerous social media sites, adults are very busy detailing the minutia of their lives. As adults, they have every right […]

Is Less Really More?

September 26, 2012


There’s a speaker coming to my hometown of Ottawa this weekend who believes that the behavioural issues among children today are often the product of a society where kids are bombarded with too much stuff and too much information. Kim John Payne a family counsellor, author and proponent of Simplicity Parenting, believes children are getting […]

Teaching Tolerance to Our Children

September 21, 2012


I admit I’m a Facebook lurker.  I like to spend time reading my Friends’ profiles to find out what’s going on without actually engaging with them. It’s a guilty pleasure. The other day I read a post on one of my friend’s page that said: Tonight [my son] said he felt like a girl sometimes. […]