family

Where Do Last Names Come From?

Where Do Last Names Come From?

What’s in a name? It’s a classic Shakespeare quote, but it’s also a valid question. Have you ever wondered where your last name comes from – or where the concept of last names come from, in general?  Where Do Last Names Come From? In the English-Speaking world, surnames are referred…

The More Inclusive Way to Refer to a Child’s Family

The More Inclusive Way to Refer to a Child’s Family

Our kids’ Zoom classes can be eye-opening for a lot of reasons, but one thing you may have noticed since the school year began is the sheer volume of instances in which some teachers refer to their students’ mums and dads. Not their caregivers, in general, but their mum and…

9 Old-School Family Flicks to Binge With Your Kids

9 Old-School Family Flicks to Binge With Your Kids

One of the joys of parenting has got to be sharing your favourite childhood movies with your kids. There’s no better time to bust out your favourite old-school family flicks than during These Days, particularly since your to-watch list may be feeling a little thin after so many months of…