Dear Kids (A reflection from a greying Mama’s Heart)

Dear Kids Whilst no parent has all the answers and whilst this mama is constantly, still learning, know this for sure: You are never alone Travel is the best teacher “No” is a good word. Use it often. It’s particularly lovely when there’s a dead silence and you offer no explanations “Please” and “thank you” never goes out of fashion Water heals. Oceans. Tears. 2 … Continue reading Dear Kids (A reflection from a greying Mama’s Heart)

My Ego & The Manners Police

I barged into a restaurant door. The first person I saw was a waitress. I said “Excuse me, where is the singer standing?” He was belting out one of my daughter’s favourite songs, drawing us in like the Pied Piper.  He was nearing the end of the song. I wanted to see my girl’s face when he got to her favourite part. The waitress just … Continue reading My Ego & The Manners Police