Failure: A Lesson in Disguise

StrawberryBalsamicCupcakes1

Those cupcakes up there? The ones with the heart shaped strawberries? I thought they looked quite pretty. As for taste, I gave them a big thumbs down. They ended up on my list of recipes that I thought were going to be good but ended up turning out to be complete failures. You would think [...]

Teaching Kids How to Not Hate the Museum

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

A kid who wants to learn is less work than a kid who must be tied to a chair to learn. Theoretically. I can’t take credit for this concept. It’s tried and true and is the principle behind a known parenting technique employed by my own parents that involved lots of “I don’t know if [...]