As a writer, I understand that this is something many of us who write often silently wish for. Respect does not ask that you agree with what you hear or read—it just asks that you listen openly and accept it is a reality for another person. It asks that you have some empathy for your fellow human being regardless of your own belief system.
Father’s Day gives us a chance to cherish those men that are, or have been, fathers not only to us personally, but also in the world around us. This is our chance to show that we respect the role of father and recognize it’s immense value in our world.
Becoming a mother for the first time sends a depth charge through the lives of many women, shaking up the world outside and in.
It had been a long day. A 6:30 start, with a rushed lunch and, to top it all, some petty squabble over who had forgotten the shopping. All I wanted to do was flop in front of the television and zone out.
In honour of Mother’s Day (on the Irish side of the Atlantic), here are some of my favourite ‘lessons from mum’.
This isn’t a blog about how to get your children to eat more vegetables, or about spending quality time with … More