Family Day

Today was a statutory holiday where I live.  We have this thing called Family Day, which I thought was just a Canadian thing but according to Wikipedia is a holiday in South Africa, Alberta, Ontario,…

Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches, you will find me at some point slipping quietly into my favourite florist and reemerging with a large bundle of red roses.  I’ve been doing this every year, without fail, for…

Tips for Parents of Teens

Does a teenager grace your life?  Perhaps more than one? If you have a particularly, let’s say, gifted, or perhaps spirited teen, if you find that you’re losing more sleep now than you did when…