A Glimpse of the Perfect Family

The boys' school reports arrived this week. Their teachers said nice things about them and  used words like "mannerly" and "polite". We checked that we'd been sent the right kids' reports, then smiled smugly at one another that something had sunk in and patted one another on the back for being an amazing parent. As … Continue reading A Glimpse of the Perfect Family

Can’t we all like pink?

We were in a bike shop recently, getting a puncture repaired on the buggy. My three and a half year old son, a proud bike owner since Christmas was eyeing up the kids' bikes display.On one end there were blue and green and red bikes, with spiders and monsters on them. On the other, shiny … Continue reading Can’t we all like pink?