Tag Archives: Parenting

A Single Snap of The Trap

Here’s something you don’t see every day: While this might not qualify for the Guinness Book of World Records it obviously doesn’t happen very often. Two mice killed by a single snap of a trap. I took this picture more … Continue reading

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Movie Words

“We don’t use those movie words in front of other people.” True stories are the best kinds of stories. This all came about in a matter of seconds: Arguably the first word most children learn how to say is “No”. … Continue reading

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Little Eddie Gein

True stories are the best kinds of stories and this, I think, is no different. A while ago my elder brother dropped a bit of a bomb on me. He claims to have gone to school with none other than … Continue reading

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Digitus Impudicus: A Story In Pictures

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BAMBI An Age Appropriate Sex Education Film

Although rarely used, “twitterpated” is one of my favorite words. It is evocative of the commonly recognized cartoonish image of a concussed individual with his head being circled by twittering birds. Pate refers to the head while twitter refers to … Continue reading

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Laying Over

The Politically Correct expression “co-sleeping” (resulting in the death of a child) bears the implication that blame is somehow shared by the baby. Nothing could be further from the truth. It used to be called “laying over”. Laying over is … Continue reading

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Freedom

A child died not long ago. It doesn’t matter which child exactly, as these tragedies happen, woefully, quite regularly, every few days or perhaps even hours. She was only three. In a flash of absolute freedom she dashed into the … Continue reading

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