Many boys have told me how they struggle to understand the nuances of being a good friend: indeed many find it confusing and often their attempts to show their affection or desire for connection end up in moments of public embarrassment. For the purposes of this blog, I will be focusing on same-sex friendships simply […]
My mum friends mean the world to me. Not only do they understand every aspect of my crazy, tired, busy, frustrating one minute but then heart-exploding joy the next life, they support and encourage me through it. I honestly don’t think I could do any of it without them. They. Are. The. Best. If you also have […]
Dear Friend, I’m sorry I’m not the greatest friend in the world. I could be so much more attentive and involved, make so much more effort. Kind of like I used to, before having kids.
“All it takes is one teacher to change a child’s life.” I’ve always loved this quote. I think most of us can think of a special teacher who brightened our world and made us believe in ourselves. Those teachers are the just the best and right now, my four-and-a-half-year-old boy has one at preschool. You see, […]