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Follow up on the stupidity of telling your kids to follow their dreams post

Just heard this Ted Talk entitled “Why you will fail to have a great career” from economist Larry Smith at a Ted-Ex talk in Waterloo, Ontario. If you have 15 minutes, give it a listen- it is about all the … Continue reading

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Are we corrupting our children? The debate about raunchy lyrics (yes there is one)

When I was ten, my favourite tape (yes, I am that old. I was buying tapes well into late teens. I still regret the unfortunate advent of CDs- stupid technology) was the soundtrack of Grease. In fact, I remember going … Continue reading

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Why its hard not to be a paranoid freak of a parent

Because of stories like this: Gun pulled on mom Via BlogherWow. Psycho policewoman gets drunk on power and then takes it out on another mother. If I said it once, I’ve said it a hundred times: guns and cars. Bad … Continue reading

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Parental Advisory

I watched the movie Stardust with the kids the other day and was confronted with this Parental Advisory note at the beginning: Rated PG-13 for some fantasy violence and risque humor. Hmmm. Fantasy violence? Risque humor? After I stopped laughing … Continue reading

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