Where’s the pen and paper?

Where’s the pen and paper?

The other day I was chatting casually to a priest when the subject turned to issues to do with the internet.  I enquired as to how in his view and experience the internet was affecting marriage and was intrigued by his answers.  Today, couples are using social media...
Is social media too much for parents to handle?

Is social media too much for parents to handle?

My father used to say ‘children should be seen but not heard’. We grew up hearing this phrase in our family and I had no doubt he picked it up from his parents as my grandparents were of the same mindset. One look was enough for them to discipline us. That’s all it...
It’s all about being accepted

It’s all about being accepted

A year or two ago one of my daughters came home seriously upset.  On asking her what the matter was she explained that two girls on her bus route were teasing her because her hair was too straight.  I couldn’t hold back my laughter which angered her even more...