When your 11 year-old wants to know how parliament works, and your 6 year-old wants a chocolate frog, and you would have to get up off the sofa to go to the cupboard…
Dad’s 6 year old tries to find out how nuts fly, while his 11 year-old talks French Revolution. Just another chat with Dad…
#Dad6and11: A new series of conversations between a suburban dad and his primary school kids, 6 and 11.
“Tell your kids around the dinner table about how strong grown-ups face these troubles.”
“I hear “it is what it is” a lot, especially in my therapy work. Is it acceptance? Or resignation?”
“Witnessing modern two-party politics, I can’t help but think of two parents fighting bitterly while their kids are forgotten in the heat of battle.”
“Here we were at uni, still learning to read – situations, people, ourselves. We were upgrading our social and emotional instrument panels from child to adult grade.”