Category Archives: Raising Girls

(slightly) sadistic parenting

So fathers day didn’t quite go to plan. It started well, my wife put a cooked breakfast together, I got a great handmade card from my daughter (who was determined to keep “creating” the card after I had been given … Continue reading

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My 3rd Fathers day performance review…

Kevin, attached is the 3rd annual performance review of your role as vice team leader of the illiterate infant household. Core Skills: You have come along way in two-and-a-bit years. We note your ability to change a nappy (both kinds), … Continue reading

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Why am I crying watching XFactor?

The camera shot switches from the judges stunned faces, to the grin of the 14 year old girl who has just “nailed” a Beatles classic and there it is, the next shot that brings the lump into my throat, a … Continue reading

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