Raising the Next Generation of Canadian Voters

Two young kids with dad at the voting booth
Every parent has a responsibility to teach kids the true value of democratic rights and responsibilities.

In this article, I share what I believe are among the most important lessons a parent can teach: democracy and the value of democratic institutions. There has never been a point in my lifetime when democracy has been in such peril and the forces opposing authoritarianism in such disarray. Our children will continue this fight and we must do everything possible to give them the tools to prevail.

When Tween Girl Drama Hits Home

Tween girl looks over shoulder to camera.
How I navigate the tricky twists of tween girl drama.

Herein I share a few surprising realizations and some common-sense solutions to the inevitable girl drama that happens as girls mature. Like just about everything else, it’s a normal part of growing up – as long as it doesn’t get out of hand.