Tag Archives: parenting

Telling Tales #stories #nationaltheatre #review

I’ve been suffering with a tooth issue which recently has been bugging me. And as with most aches in my life it emanated from the school of the absurd. I damaged my tooth biting on a baked potato skin. The … Continue reading

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Parenting – Winning The War Or At Least Losing Gracefully

A parenting lesson, which a conversation today brought back to me and which I thought I’d share. Back in 1998 when we visited friends in Bahrain, the Lawyer, aged 8, was heavily into Pokémon – the soft toys, the cards and … Continue reading

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Listing hopelessly… Ten things they fail to tell you when you are about to become a parent

If there’s one thing I’ve learnt about parenting and that is that the advice you receive is guaranteed to be wrong for you. But you will still receive it by the bucket loads. All well meant and thoughtfully given – … Continue reading

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What Pokemon taught me

Bear with me – the reason for this post will become clear. It’s sort of about a parenting lesson I learned that may have some resonance. The picture sort of tells you where it starts, if not where it is … Continue reading

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