Tag Archives: play

Wake Up Call for Aspiring Athletes

Plenty of parents want their child to play sports, and some kids even excel. And anyone who hangs around long enough knows that parents of Olympic level athletes share a common story of early morning practices, and the dedication shared … Continue reading

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No do-over.

We have a law in Canada that allows you to seal your juvenile criminal record. Our court system recognizes that young offenders should not permanently be held accountable for the errors of youth once they’ve become adults. From shoplifting to … Continue reading

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Boys and Girls

I was really dismayed and frustrated to read the transcript of this week’s #DadChat, a weekly Twitter chat about being a dad. I’ve followed the chat for a while, yet almost never take part, but it’s one of the hash … Continue reading

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Oh boy! New LEGO.

Well, there certainly is a lot of fuss over LEGO for girls. I’ll start with a full disclosure. I am a LEGO fan. I still build with it, and get excited when I get it for a gift. I take … Continue reading

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