Monthly Archives: October 2013

Scooter safety

Why do some parents feel the need to put their five year olds in helmets to ride a scooter? Over protective nonsense? Help me someone.

First train journey together, first visit to grandparents, aged six and three quarters

I like to think that my mother welcomed the idea of my adopted son entering her life with the same unquestioning love and approval that she did her three birth granddaughters. I know though that as the day of his arrival approached, the anxiety of the unknown scratched away at her in the dark hours […]