Why I Make My Daughters Play Video Games

Guest Blog Writer: Kevin Schut I make sure my girls get their regular doses of video games. Hi, I’m Kristin’s husband, Kevin. Since it’s crunch time for Kristin, I thought I would be a supportive spouse and write her blog post this month. It’s an ideal opportunity for me to set the record straight about […]

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Eww… Gross!

Many years ago, my husband Kevin bought me a pin that said, “I love poetry, long walks on the beach, and poking dead things with a stick.” I can’t find that pin anymore, but much of what it said still rings true. I must admit that I read much more prose than poetry. I do […]

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Mother is Always Right

If you had asked me what my career goals were when I was in grade 8, teaching would probably not have made my top 10 list. My mom was a Kindergarten teacher at West Edmonton Christian School for almost 30 years. Although she taught part-time for as long as I was living at home, she was […]

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Take It Outside

Sometimes a career as a middle school teacher seems more like a career as a cat herder. Middle school kids have a lot of energy. There are times when we just have to break out of our classrooms, giving our kids space to apply at least some of their enthusiasm to projects outside of our […]

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They Want Dinner Again?!

It’s not that my husband and I don’t enjoy cooking. We have a collection of favourite recipe books—the worn copy of the More with Less Cookbook that we packed back and forth to Africa and Hungary, my Hull Christian School Society Cookbook from Iowa (Snicker Salad, anyone?), a binder of recipes from both the Schut […]

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