Are You Responsible?

Are You Responsible?

ARE YOU RESPONSIBLE? I’m guilty. There, I said it! I can’t blame anyone. I got myself here. The burnout I experienced last year that led to me resigning – I take full responsibility. Those ideas I thought should be implemented but never were – I take full...
There’s Something in the Water

There’s Something in the Water

THERE’S SOMETHING IN THE WATER I was downstairs, cleaning up after our dinner, as is customary in the Anderson household. I tend to press Play on one of my favourite audiobook apps, and try to get our kitchen and lounge looking less like a hurricane swept...
How Do Your Children See You?

How Do Your Children See You?

HOW DO YOUR CHILDREN SEE YOU? One of the countless things I love about our 4-year old daughter, Amélie, is how she pays us compliments. She’ll tell Laura: “You look beautiful, Mummy!” Or she’ll tell me: “You look cool, Daddy!” It...
When Bedtime Stories Take a Turn for the…

When Bedtime Stories Take a Turn for the…

WHEN BEDTIME STORIES TAKE A TURN FOR THE… In recent weeks, I started making up bedtime stories when putting Amélie to bed. At first, I was quite impressed with how I came up with a JJ Abrams-esque sequel and prequel to Goldilocks and the 3 Bears. I seemed to be...
Pick Your Moments

Pick Your Moments

PICK YOUR MOMENTS This morning, while enjoying my usual early start with my daughters, declaring my undying love for my eldest, I gave Amélie a quick cuddle that she wasn’t aware was coming (she was concentrating on one of her favourite shows). Isn’t it...

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