Johnny who?

I shouldn’t have been that surprised. It was inevitable. A matter of time. They found them, just as I had once found them. Condoms. In my bedside table. It could have happened anytime. It didn’t. It happened as I facetimed my brother and his family. The shriek of juvenile jubilation interrupting my conversation. All focus […]

When ‘other’ kids go wild

It is wrong to get joy from other peoples misery.  Except when you are out with friends and their kids are being naughty while yours are behaving. It happens all the time when you are parents – and it recently happened to us again in a restaurant when we were out with friends. What I […]