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 […]

Groundhog Day

I am having my own personal Groundhog Day at the moment. I wrote a poem about our daily life cycle 8 months ago called,  A Day in The Life but a lot changes in 8 months of a child’s life and we seem to have moved on to more ‘mature’ repetitions. They say kids take you […]

I am an addict…..

I have a confession. I am an addict. It started a few years ago. Slowly at first. Just once or twice a day. But it wasn’t long till I starting needing more and more. Now I can’t get enough of it. I can’t put my finger on exactly when I knew I needed help. I […]

The Lost Boy

I lost Zak on Sunday. It wasn’t for long. But  he was gone. There was a carnival in the park. Several hundred people milling around and one lost child. If you have ever lost a child in public you will know that even a few seconds is terrifying. I try not to make a habit […]

Cherish4ever: the creation of an app

“Dad, when I’m older do I call you Grandpa?” It was an innocent question from my youngest, Zak, followed by, “Dad, it’s hot in here. Can you turn on the hair conditioning?” 2 comments that put a smile on my face and inspired an idea. That was a year ago. This week a friend, Rod […]