Define Parent

parent /ˈpɛːr(ə)nt/ A person’s father or mother. That’s it. That’s the definition from the Oxford English Dictionary. But it comes with so much more weight doesn’t it? And the weight is contextual with every parent feeling that weight differently. Understandable, but confusing. Confusing? Yes. Confusing. In the dozen years I have been reading about what…

Out of control

Today is proving to be a curious exercise in self-control. On Saturday afternoon we had a moderately fun time with the boys. There's a reason why I qualify it as moderately.