Category Archives: parent

The Diorama

Gwen approached Emma in the school yard a few minutes before the end of the day. The two first met when their children started kindergarten together. They referred to themselves as the ‘Parental Support Group’. “I’m excited. I think Amy’s … Continue reading

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Cool Dads

The sun broke through the clouds and blazed on the parents as they waited for their children at the end of the school day. “I made a shocking discovery,” said Fred. “What’s that?” said Raj. “I’m not a cool dad … Continue reading

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Drinking slurpees and other illicit activities

The other afternoon I acquiesced to the pleadings of my two young children for slurpees. For those unfamiliar with this summer delicacy, a slurpee is crushed ice with flavoured syrup. We piled into the car and headed for the nearest … Continue reading

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