Parenting

It can't be predicted. We'll be somewhere acting perfectly normal and then I'll just look over at them and my heart will fill with so much love for the kids, the family, the moment... and whammo, blammo, we're taking a "Welfie."

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There's no excuse for March Break boredom thanks to this fulsome list from Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corp. Take your pick for a fun-filled week.

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Put down that macaroni necklace and make your way to one of these fun-filled, family outings over March Break.

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There are two ways to approach March Break:

1. Embrace the family time and plot out a week of together time

2. Run away
I present some options.

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I asked teachers, under the promise of anonymity, and they shared how they really feel about kids missing school for family vacations. This morning I shared some of their thoughts with Marci Ien on Canada AM.

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How hard do you work to keep things even amongst your kids? Do you buy two of things to make sure no one is left out? What would you do if one was more talented than the other? How far do you go to keep things fair?

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The fine against this family irks me if only for the fact that at its core, a rule/law that suggests that a parent can't take their child out of school is an affront to my rights to parent.

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