Mike Smedley

Parenting like being life coach to very small people

We’re returning from an afternoon at the river. Col is struggling to carry out our deflated, unwieldy inner tube, unfurling itself from his arms like an escaping octopus. Col exhales the sigh of the defeated; you can practically see his chest deflate.

“Hey, honey, any ideas on how you can make that task easier for...

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