Girl toddler caught in the Tupperware cupboard

“Talking to my plants & other things I do during lockdown”

Day 375 of lockdown: My psychiatrist assures me that talking to my pot plants is fine. I only have to worry when they start...
Pregnant lady lying on bed safe from COVID-19

Being pregnant during the coronavirus: all your questions answered

With every passing day, we are bombarded with information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) – and we aren’t always certain what is fact and what...
Slytherin Baby grabbing other baby's face

Leaning into life

“Slytherin Baby has discovered boys,” I informed Himself. Himself whipped his head around. “Do I need to get involved and do some protecting?” “On one hand,...
Pink and purple illustration of working mom

Hey, working mom … we see you!

Here’s the thing about this post: my wife will probably never read it. Now, before you judge her too quickly, it’s not because she’s...
Dad and mom sleeping with tired baby

Sleep is overrated!

“So,” a friend recently asked, “is she a good baby?” “Um,” I hesitated. “Well, I haven’t had an in-depth conversation with her about her values...
Boy crying after falling off his bicycle

It’s just like riding a bike … or is it?

It’s Sunday evening and instead of nursing my well-deserved glass of wine, I am nursing what I am convinced is a sprained wrist and...
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Coronavirus… what you need to know

In December 2019, there were rumblings in the medical community of a new strain of virus infecting people in China. Within a month, coronavirus...
Terence Mentor AfroDaddy with new son Eli

Dads, it’s okay for you to cry when your baby is born!

You’ve waited nine months for today. You’ve probably had many conversations about it, made plans for it and got your life ready for it...
Smiling toddler swimming with armbands in pool

7 top water-safety tips

There is no playing when it comes to water safety, whether we’re there to keep an eye on our children or entrust them to...
Small toddler biting his nails

How to stop children from biting their nails

As a parent, you will encounter loads of bizarre habits in your children. Some unnerve you, while others make for funny video clips. Be...
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