Letting Go

Letting Go

As a parent, the tendency is to want to hold on tight, keep your children safe, and to help them every step of the way. But knowing when to let go and let them figure it out on their own is equally important. But far more difficult. I experienced this combination of...
Kids Can Handle the Cold

Kids Can Handle the Cold

This past February has been one of the coldest on record in southern Ontario. Despite the frigid temperatures, Hailey and I enjoyed many walks in the great outdoors. Our secret: we dressed for it! I attended a public meeting last week for a proposed new school in our...