Category Archives: When the nest was full

Sex and Skips

  Another tale of dysfunctional family life, circa the millennium … I remember when Joe asked a relatively basic question about the birds and the bees which launched me off into a full overblown discussion which was only missing the … Continue reading

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Snowdonia, 1997

Once your children have left home, it is all too easy to remember their childhood as a time when all was perfect, days tinged with a rosy glow. Then you find an old diary entry… We had a good holiday … Continue reading

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Parenting 

Do we measure our value as parents by the quality of adults we create? A recently published book reviewed in this week’s Guardian might well be worth a read (‘The Gardener and the Carpenter’ by Alison Gopnik). If and when … Continue reading

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Sex and skips

Originally posted on Debors Reflections:
? I remember when Joe, our eldest,¬†asked a relatively basic question about the birds and the bees which launched me off into a full overblown discussion which was only missing the anatomical drawings. After half…

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