“I tucked my kids up in bed and said, “night night, see you in the morning,” and then we laughed and laughed and we saw each other sixteen more times before sunrise” ~ unknown!
During a recent trip to the Mall, GC witnessed a young child fall over. The child appeared to be knocked out for a few seconds, but his parents showed little or no concern. His mother, after hauling the child to his feet, continued chatting on her mobile (cell phone).
Was this tough love or simply indifference? We asked our readers to form an opinion.
When it comes to parenting, we all have our own way of doing things, what one parent believes is tough love, another will regard as being too soft.
We think much of it depends on our culture and where we are from, and importantly, the hand we are dealt, in other words, the kids we are given!
I enlisted a little help from the late cartoonist ‘Giles’ to showcase the British way of parenting. Read More…
“Observation is the most enduring of the pleasures of life!” – George Meredith.
The midweek word prompt on Weekly Prompts the site I share with my partner GC is Observation.
Running Weekly Prompts with Gerry as well as our individual sites has provided opportunities to visit other blogs, meet new people, see how others do things, and appreciate some incredible photography, what a pleasure.
When I’m at home, much of my time is spent watching the animals in the fields outside my windows, and usually with my camera at the ready.
“The quantity of consonants in the English language is constant. If omitted in one place, they turn up in another. When a Bostonian ‘pahks’ his ‘cah,’ the lost ‘r’s migrate southwest, causing a Texan to ‘warsh’ his car and invest in ‘erl wells.Read more