My half-Jedi, half-ninja boy

Published originally in The Catholic Weekly. Our six-year-old has provided us with some of those delightful moments recently that children can provide, which, though simple, are totally unexpected and immediately memorable. Firstly, he became suddenly and completely interested in reading everything in sight, from cereal boxes to street signs, and slogans on clothing. We were…

10 things I wish I knew before being a parent

My big girl is turning 10, which means I’ve been a mum for 10 years and I can’t believe it’s been that long when I often feel I don’t know anything and I’m just winging it by instinct. If I were to sum up in one word how I feel about my eldest daughter it…