Nominating Madame Darcie Zibin

My son Alex is in his last year at his Elementary school, and next year goes on to the grade 8-12 high school. Topped off with a grad party, it's been a year of big changes, physically and emotionally. We've seen friendships develop and fade as interests grow and ebb (next time you see me, ask me about his 3x3 cube fascination).

Read More

Cheers to the Dads

Today is Father’s Day. A day to honour the men of the world lucky enough to be called “Dad.” So, cheers to the men who show up each and every day for their children. Those tee-ball coaching, training wheel removing, hockey stick taping, soccer dads who happily allow their kids to spray them with a hose and practice their wrestling moves on them even though the risk of taking a knee to the balls is almost 100%.

Read More

Puzzling out the Truth in the Age of Fake News

It's been a week or two now since I've seen any posts about Momo and I'm glad. I'm talking about posts where that mom has removed YouTube completely from her kid’s devices, or that other mom who stopped letting her children go to friends houses in case they went on YouTube, or that dad who took the devices away completely. 

Read More