Tag Archives: swearing

My top ten parenting fails

A man in a facepalm pose with the words "My top ten parenting fails" superimposed.

I returned to the scene I associate with my first big parenting faux pas recently. Fortunately, there was no repeat of what happened but the place still makes me wince. Since then, I’ve notched up plenty of parenting fails. Starting with that first one – and in no particular order as they’re all bad – …

My faux swearing hell

A plate of peas and rice.

Something has been troubling me of late. On several occasions, I’ve caught myself using some really lame phrases to express my exasperation at things Dylan and Xander have done. On the face of it, the fact that I’ve taught myself not to use foul language in front of them is a good thing, but the …