Charlie is 8 and into coding, engineering, and robotics. His dream is to build a robot, so I’m digging into robotics for kids; activities, books, and toys to help him learn.
I’m working with Microsoft Canada to celebrate World Teachers Day. Nominate a great teacher in your life with the nomination form below. And shout it online with #BecauseYouTeach!
More often than I’d like to admit, my sons have encountered ignorant bigotry from their peers. It’s tough being the pace setter, but someone has to.
That feeling when your kid’s Grade 3 creative writing project feels like an episode of Westworld or Black Mirror. The Tinman from Charlie has me beaming.
Children 4-10 qualify for free eyeglasses with The Kids See Free Program at Real Canadian Superstore. It’s an important part of the back to school routine, and eye exams are free!
When is it okay for kids to walk to school alone? When they’re old enough. The problem is that age varies from parent to government.
Going back to school and starting back with the team is stressful for kids with diabetes. Thankfully there’s a guy like Max Domi reaching out to help them #LightItUp
What time should your kids go to bed? This handy bed time chart for kids created by a Wisconsin school will get them the most sleep for every age.
I could hardly be considered a dad blogger if I didn’t do a post for the first day of school.
How are you keeping your kids occupied over the summer? When you’re a working family, there isn’t much choice – it’s day camps or bust.
From Steve Jobs to Bono, Tom Hanks to Oprah, here are 15 of the best graduation speeches filled with advice for everyone.
Charlie has been so shy about speaking publicly, but with his practice on his YouTube channel, he’s developed incredible confidence.
What are the rules about keeping home a sick kid to miss school? We all have a different bar, and too many of us are sending our kids to school sick. Sorry.
Parents get sick more often than ‘regular’ people. It’s a scientific fact of life with kids. Here’s how to beat it back
How do you explain transgender people to your kids? Honestly and with age appropriate language of love and tolerance. It’s not hard.
We are raising digital natives, but our kids need to still learn and respect the power of analog. You can’t understand the answers you’re given if you don’t know how they were found.