If my parents raised me today, they might be arrested

I’m sometimes amazed that I survived childhood. At a very young age—6 or so—I wandered the neighbourhood. I hung out with my older sisters and their friends. We went to parks. We went to convenience stores. We went to a nearby ravine, where someone in our group knocked herself out swinging on a rope. Contrast […]

My son loves to learn. So why did he cry going to school?

Today was the first day back at school for my kids. My daughter is going to grade four. My son to grade one. I expected lots of excitement. But my house was quiet at 6:30 this morning. Usually, the kids are up by 6:15. They get ready and battle over the bathroom. But not today. […]