Making Music Matter

  Our children are big music fans. Beth-Rose loves to sing, and Zach loves to play piano and listen to music. I imagine that is the same for most kids. I couldn’t sing or play an instrument, but when I was younger I built a radio from bits and pieces of other, broken radios. I […]

Best Friends Forever

While it is often said that no two kids are alike, many children do share the same traits and temperaments. Sibling dynamics are different as well, though again some of the behaviors and habits exhibited by siblings toward each other is similar among different families. I think my family was not unlike many other families […]

The Road Trip

When I was growing up and learning to be a kid in the suburbs of Montreal, family vacations always involved driving somewhere a long way from home. And when you’re a kid, anywhere other than the local Dairy Queen was a long way from home! We got around in a ’65 Rambler station wagon, a […]

My Little Carnivore

My daughter Beth-Rose is an unabashed meat eater. She enjoys almost every type of meat. She likes to brag about her love of meat, but she can still find a way to be picky about it. Want a chicken drumstick? Sure! How about steak? Absolutely! Have a hamburger? Yes please! Spaghetti with meat sauce? Um, […]