This is not what I had planned ….

Being a parent is a massive compromise. Even for those parents who were absolutely made to do it, who love and relish every given moment, there are inevitably compromises, right? It’s just that some people mind compromising less, or perhaps they naturally find the compromises less compromising? For some, parenting makes them feel complete; it’sContinue reading “This is not what I had planned ….”

Sibling sacrifice …

We’ve been having a bit of a tricky time with Elke lately. She’s about to hit her teens with force and after a year of limited social access, is desperate for human interaction. Anyone else with a child in their early teens or ‘preens’ (pre-teens) will know how big an impact the pandemic has hadContinue reading “Sibling sacrifice …”