Month: May 2015

TWO WRONGS DON’T MAKE A RIGHT

Miss Dee loves animals.  Not in a: “animals are better than people” way (I do know someone like that), but in a: “they are adorable and they have rights too” kind of a way.  She is neither militant nor obsessed, yet she is interested. She has watched several documentaries around whaling and the other night…

What’s love got to do with it?

I had lunch with one of my best friends the other day.  He has a four year old daughter so he has a long way to go before he gets to the teen years.  His first question was whether Miss Dee had a boyfriend yet. I was a bit surprised, but simply answered that while…

I didn’t want to worry you, dear.

I heard that you don’t really understand your parents until you become one yourself. There is an element of truth in this, although being a parent I have learnt more about myself than anyone else. True, it has made me more aware of the desperate wish to protect your kids from everything.  The same sense of…