Category Archives: Parents

Mother Trumps Girlfriend – at least in China!

“Girls are everywhere, but I only have one mum,”  Time to move to China as according to the Chinese Ministry of Justice if the building was on fire my son would have to save me first. Now to apply the same … Continue reading

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The sibling stars win all the awards this week

Sometimes it’s the supporting actors that give the best performance and steal the movie from the “star”. Often in our family we are all bit part actors to Chelsea’s starring role  (see previous) and yet this weekend was once again all … Continue reading

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Back at School – but tell me how you really feel!

Summer went by like a fly.  Summer went by so fast it was hard to tell which day was which and how many days were left.  But when the real summer stopped and the nightmare of school began it was … Continue reading

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One photoshoot and I’m done

Total respect to those that do this sort of thing every day – even or maybe especially the Kardashians.  But I know now, even if I didn’t before that I couldn’t be famous, if this is what it involves. Chelsea … Continue reading

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Fayle

This amazing mom of three adopted children with complex medical needs wrote a poem that perfectly expresses how inadequate I feel most days. Read her story on http://www.gofundme.com/complexfamily and be inspired to donate something to support her if you can…

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a holiday from being the care giver, if only for a moment.

Six years ago… Staying in bed for a week was a novelty. Six years ago Chelsea and I stayed at home while the rest of the family went to the Philippines for a wedding. We stayed in bed for a … Continue reading

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A Father’s Day Lesson

Originally posted on The World of Special Olympics:
On this father’s day, I’m going to take my lesson on being a Dad from a mom. I never could’ve imagined what one Mom, Lauren Warner, learned from sipping lemonade.  It’s the…

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