Posts tagged children

Allons Enfants De La Patrie

When do you talk to your children about terrible events in the news? I don’t. They’re 8 and 5 and I don’t need to stain their empathy with such cynicism.

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If You Have 1 Kid – Stop

The boys were being terrible this past weekend. No matter what we were doing, they were nattering after each other, so my wife and I divided to conquer. She went shopping with one and I…

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The Best Toys For Christmas

[twitter]Have a look at the boxes of toys you’ve got lined up for Christmas morning. Wander your playroom and look in the bins at what your kids already have. How many of today’s toys do…

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The Forgotten Second Child

I wouldn’t have missed my first son’s first birthday for the world. He was my first born. My son. A piece of me that I somehow didn’t destroy in his first year of life. That…

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Growing Up Male In The 21st C

Something I sometimes wonder about, as the father of two boys (a 4 yr old and a 10 month old), is the kind of messages my wife and I give our sons about growing up…

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