Modern Family makes great family viewing

My family loves watching Modern Family. We all enjoy the show and we enjoy watching it as a family activity. Now before you judge me (and, trust me, I judge myself) for citing television watching as a meaningful family activity, let me explain why I […]

G-rated movies still require parental guidance

I am a bit ticked off by the movie rating system. We are led to believe that G rated movies are family friendly and, in the absence of the PG rating, that we don’t need to make any judgement calls. But that is not quite […]

More economic opportunity for women gives men more domestic options

The Edmonton Journal is running a series about the changing family and this weekend’s installment is about women working and earning more than their male partners – More moms bring home the bacon – for dad to cook. (In our case, it’s chicken or turkey […]