In Honour of Ada Lovelace

Today, October 14, 2014, is Ada Lovelace Day – an international┬ácelebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Ada was the world’s first female computer programmer – a true icon and pioneer. Denise and I are bringing up our two girls with a focus on STEM with equal footing to…

Favourite Posts of 2013 That I Wrote & Published

If you haven’t noticed, I’m on a bit of a bender. No, not that kind … although it is Christmas Scotchalicious season. I’m referring to a recent post where I highlighted many interesting articles and posts in 2013 that I read … and another post where I highlighted several long-form books I found to be…

Our Three Young Children Blog … Here’s Why

Those that know the intricacies of raising children also know there isn’t a day that goes by where we — as parents — aren’t judging. We might be judging other parents, other children, other families, our better half, our own children … whatever the scenario, we’re judging. For the most part I hope we judge…


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