Backyard astronomy: The total solar eclipse

In a few short days on April 8th, the long-anticipated total solar eclipse will be upon us. Standing on a specific 185-kilometre-wide path will result in witnessing the moon completely cover the sun.

Should children attend funerals?

I’m often asked the question: “Should I bring my kids to the funeral?” While this is not a one-size-fits-all answer, I would say yes.