Why attend a boarding school?

If your son or daughter is considering attending, or is currently enrolled in, college or university, would you say that you are “sending your child away”?

Similarly, do you feel that you are sending your child away if he or she is keen to attend an overnight summer camp or a hockey school?

Or rather, would you describe the decision to enroll or register your child for any one of these experiences as a thoughtful family discussion in which a choice was made? (more…)

Thank You from Our Citizen of the Year

I was honoured to be presented with the Citizen of the Year Award at the 2017 Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala on Friday evening. I can’t really remember what I said in my comments upon accepting the award, so if you would indulge me, I would like to make sure I thank the many people who are involved in this award. (more…)