Tyranny of the Screen

Every Friday my syndicated column appears in a variety of newspapers across Canada, and this week’s builds on a blog post I had earlier this week complaining about my busy-ness. See if you can relate: I’ve been a little panicky lately with all the stuff on...

Sheltering is Not a Bad Word

Too many people believe that if you “shelter” kids, you’re somehow dooming them to lives of geekdom and ignorance. Sheltering is seen as a cruel thing, done by strange, nerdy parents who are insecure about their offspring and scared that they will...