Most of you know that my Breton Bestie has been re-patriated to France last week. There was a tearful farewell … More
DD: “Hey, Ma, what are you going to do when I’m grown up and leave the house?” Me: “What, like … More
I had a chance to observe some interesting parenting behaviours in action the other day. We live close to the … More
Happy Fourth of July, peeps across the pond! I’ve just spent the day on set (with no pie!) chaperoning my daughter … More
I wrote this post about fathers during the A-Z challenge in April. I’ve been lucky to have a great dad, … More
No one in the world was ever you before, with your particular gifts and abilities and possibilities.
I’m taking the chance in the quiet of this morning to admire my newest wrinkles, when a freshly-woken, rumpled little … More
The one where geography takes a battering, the Wise Men aren’t as wise as we thought, and the spectre of bullying raises its ugly head again.
Daughter Dear (DD) is dancing in a ballet in ten days’ time, which means rehearsals and hours spent in dance … More
Social phobia in all its glory