The subtle art of not giving a fuck…

My Facebook wallpaper says a thing about the subtle art of not giving a fuck… and I think it’s perfect. It’s a book written by Norman x, who is a couple of years younger, but may as well be a couple of decades older, judging by the wisdom that he shares. He has a turn…

Don’t make your girls chase Prince Charming…

My eldest daughter is beautiful inside and out. — Truly. Yes, I am her proud and protective father, but for all intents and purposes, she has the ability to stop traffic. She is 11 now and recently told to me, whilst around the breakfast table, that boys were starting to take notice of her. When I heard…

Teach your kids to break some rules. (The Hot chocolate story)

I took my kids to school today. — Nothing unusual about a father taking his kids to school… — except that this was the first Monday that I got to do this — ever. You see, I live in Cape Town and my little one’s go to school in Somerset West, which is where they live with their mother. Normally they…

Help! My daughter wants to be a secret agent…

I am a proud dad of 3 little peeps. Ruby Rose is the eldest, weighing in at 11 years and a few months. Then comes Phoenix, my sensitive boy of 8 and then there is Dakota Lilly (7) who makes most rockstars look mundane. Each child is a universe unto themselves, being completely different in…