Screen time, parenting, depression…and parent shaming.

A particular topic has come across my path several times in the last week, not because of some article or meme gone viral but from people I know in several different countries and locations who have shared their point of view. Topic: limiting screen time for kids. I get it, I do. To the parents … Continue reading Screen time, parenting, depression…and parent shaming.

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Mother’s Day. Shh.

It's Mother's Day in the USA. Mercifully, I didn't realise this (since I'm in the UK these days) because it was about 4.30 pm by the time an American friend congratulated me, and 5.30 pm by the time any other stuff started to appear on my Facebook news feed.   I dislike Mother's Day. I … Continue reading Mother’s Day. Shh.