Monthly Archives: February 2012

Documentary and Discussion Episode 2: Play Again

Last Friday we had our second edition of our Documentary and Discussion group. The snow was blowing, the pizza took two hours to arrive, but did it quell our  appetite for pertinent polemics? Of course not. Though my children greeted … Continue reading

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YA Reading Continued…

To complete my feverish reading for a potential all school-read,  I read two more titles. To recap, the books had to fit the criteria below: 1. Under 350 pages. 2. No movie version 3. An appropriate read for grades 7 … Continue reading

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Miss Representation: A round table discussion with our girls

On Thursday night, J and I took our girls (along with a couple of friends and their daughters) to a screening at McGill of the film Miss Representation, a documentary about how women are portrayed in the media. It was … Continue reading

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On having a daughter who just turned 13

I forgot to post last week. Well, I didn’t forget to post, I just didn’t. I wanted to write a pithy post perhaps peppered with wisdom about having an official teenager. (I will not apologize for my propensity for alliteration. … Continue reading

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