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When Is It Bragging? The Social Media Angle on Sharing Your Kid’s Success

Back when I was a kid in the 70s, parents who wanted to share their child’s success clipped something from the local paper and stuck it on the fridge or they took a picture and put it in a scrapbook. 634 more words


Why the tears?

“If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.”

― Vincent Van Gogh… 916 more words


What I Learned as a Wrestler's Parent

I vividly remember watching my son wrestle for the first time five years ago (pictured above). He was a seventh-grader, and I had no idea what to expect. 665 more words


The Reluctant Sports Parent

So we’ve all seen Judy Murray, the archetypal sports parent, screaming her head off in the box watching a son become champion.

As I type, Leicester City have against all probabilities come top of the league and I’m betting that the goalkeeper’s dad – one Mr Peter Schmeichel, will have been just as thrilled with Kaspar’s exploits. 411 more words