She Will Rise.
Hot Topics / Raising Girls

She Will Rise.

Beyond the global political implications of this election, which were still of great concern to each of us considering this planet is really quite small, Hillary Clinton gave us — as parents — hope that we could show a role model to our daughters, whom we’ve tried to raise from the very beginning to become strong, independent women. Women who could, if they so chose to, become leaders in their own rights, in their own fields. Continue reading

What Montreal’s Student Strike Has Taught Me About Raising My Daughter.
Hot Topics / Parenting

What Montreal’s Student Strike Has Taught Me About Raising My Daughter.

If you haven’t heard about Montreal’s student strike of last spring, I suggest you read up on it. This event has gained world-wide coverage, but unfortunately, it is difficult to understand what it’s about unless you live in Quebec. There is currently a summit on education going on, and watching its news coverage has got … Continue reading

Demystifying Attachment Parenting.
Attachment Parenting / Hot Topics / Parenting

Demystifying Attachment Parenting.

V. >> The terms “attachment parenting” used to make me cringe. I would go to my favourite mommy blogs, and read about all of these women talking about their parenting style; prolonged breastfeeding, co-sleeping and baby-wearing are concepts that are “primal” to humans, yet not practiced very much by modern humans. I have to admit … Continue reading