Last call

I wrote my first article for this column in August of 2013, which means that I’ve been writing it weekly

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The Game Master

I think I’ve already mentioned role playing games a few times in passing, but I don’t think I’ve ever written

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Bullying then and now

I was rarely bullied as a kid. It wasn’t because I was cool. Just the opposite. I was a huge

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Practical Learning

It’s part of human nature to think that others should find our own passions and interests and occupations as important

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Celebrating Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is a hard one for me to talk about with my kids. First of all, neither they nor

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Halloween evolved

Halloween has definitely evolved in our house over the years. It used to be that we made a pretty big

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Playing with the adults

One of the coolest things about my kids getting bigger is that they can come and join me in my

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Feeding the family

Between my own children and the homestay students that our family is hosting, the dinner table at our house currently

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The Right Situation

Helping your kids be successful is in many instances about putting them into the kinds of situations that emphasize their

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