Monthly Archives: January 2012

Should Teens Be Discussing Their Lives On-Line?

Parents today spend a lot of their time worrying about their teens and their use of technology. And where do they do it? Often it’s on-line. The Internet is full of parent groups talking about their kids and receiving support, … Continue reading






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Should the TV Program Modern Family Have Run the Cussing Episode?

This morning on radio station CKOM in Saskatoon. John Himpe interviewed me. The issue, a cussing two-year-old. She dropped the f-bomb. For those who missed the episode the challenge was that one of her parents laughed and the other was … Continue reading






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Waiting for Service Can Be a Bonus

Recently I went in to have my passport renewed. It will likely come as no surprise to you that after I signed in, I was ushered to a chair and told there would be a 20-minute wait. That’s when I … Continue reading






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Does Your Workplace Honour Your Parenting Role?

Recently I was asked about the changes I have seen in parenting education over my 30+ years in speaking to parents. My response was that while children’s developmental needs have not changed, the culture in which they are being raised … Continue reading






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Does Your Workplace Honour Your Parenting Job?

Recently I was asked about the changes I have seen in parenting education over my 30+ years in speaking to parents. My response was that while children’s developmental needs have not changed, the culture in which they are being raised … Continue reading






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