These are a few of the things that my Mother taught me. Thanks Mum, I wouldn’t be who I am without you. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE: “If you’re going to kill each other, do it outside – I just finished carpet cleaning!” My mother […]
An eight year old boy is walking down the road one day on the way home from school, when a car pulls over and stops next to him. The car window is wound down, and then the driver calls out to the young boy, “If you get in the car, […]
When our second child was on the way, my wife and I attended an ante-natal class that was aimed at couples who had already had at least one child. The instructor raised the sensitive issue of breaking the news to the older child that they were going to have a […]
Hands up if you are a parent, and hands up again if you can relate to the following story… A small boy is sent up to bed by his father as it’s his usual bedtime. All is quiet, and the father breaths a sigh of relief, and the not five […]
A man was observing a woman who was grocery shopping in the supermarket with a three year old girl in her basket. As they passed the cookie section, the little girl asked for cookies and her mother told her, “No.” The little girl immediately began to whine and fuss, and […]
In the middle of the night a wife woke up to find her husband standing over their baby’s crib. She watched him silently as he stood looking down at the sleeping infant, his face going through a mixture of emotions: disbelief, doubt, delight, amazement, enchantment, skepticism. The wife was touched […]
Most parents in America today think that it is improper to spank their children. Instead, they think it’s better to show them some “tough love” and to teach them a lesson in another way. Some parents believe in making a child sit on the naughty step, or making their child […]
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