Child spacings: pros and cons of a small gap

Ooh it’s a thorny question – to space or not to space, and if to space, how far apart? Amongst us Catholics who are properly so (not the smorgasbord types who pick and choose which bits they’ll accept – sorry, but it’s all or nothing – plenty of Protestant options out there :P) it’s often … Continue reading

Things I’ve learnt the hard way as a parent: Lesson one: it’s mostly trial and error

Some things follow a rule book, like putting together a motor or making a submission to a select committee. Some things can only be done by trying different things until the desired outcome is reached or the required knowledge is obtained, like a scientist trying to figure out how fast an electron moves. Parenting is … Continue reading