In Honour of Ada Lovelace

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Today, October 14, 2014, is Ada Lovelace Day – an international celebration 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 […]

Two Very Incredible & Courageous Women

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I wouldn’t call the two incredible and courageous women in this story ‘good friends’ with me nor are we ‘best friends’, but we’re certainly not ‘bad friends’ or ‘former friends’, so let’s just go with the fact we’re ‘connections’ and leave it at that. The purpose of this story is to share, to enlighten and […]

Favourite Posts of 2013 That I Wrote & Published

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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

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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 […]