Their Bad Road Trip, In Bad Pictures

By on March 10, 2010

Almost every single one trip that I take ends with me whining ‘I didn’t take enough pictures.’ This road trip was no exception. Most of the time my failure to photograph is due to either being too shy / too self-conscious to just dive in and take the photo. I know, I’m a freak. It’s [...]

Hyper Parents And Helicopter Parents And Curler Parents, Oh My

By on January 20, 2010

I think that the most interesting thing about the trailer for the upcoming CBC documentary on hyper parenting (watch it after the jump) was the news that in some places 'helicopter' parents are referred to as 'curler' parents (as in curling, the winter sport; as in, presumably, 'sweeping away all obstacles so that one's giant [...]