Are children today missing out on simple pleasures?

“It’s so nice to be able to come to the park again,” another mum commented as we stood in the sunshine watching our children play. I was wondering if the family had all been poorly with a bug and started to shuffle sideways a bit, just in case, when she added: “Thank goodness the weather … Continue reading Are children today missing out on simple pleasures?

When food before one really isn’t fun…

My daughter recently ate a small piece of bread. I cried. Real tears. At this point you might be thinking, "Dude!" (Because you are a Californian surfer). "Wait till she does a poop in a potty or writes her name for the first time. You are going to be A MESS."  Yes, you are probably … Continue reading When food before one really isn’t fun…