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Tales Out Of School

Jul 30, 2020, 2 smiles I have just published a book of stories which feature what I call..."the natural kindness and wisdom of children." Here are some examples: In-laws and Out-laws It’s wonderful being a grandpa. Much easier than being a step-father (and I’m both.) I’m sure the term step-father means someone who has to watch his step - not treading on anyone’s toes – not putting his foot in his mouth – or anyone else’s mouth (however tempting this may sometimes be.) It’s much harder for the grand-children. They have to remember the difference between Grandad, Grandpa, Grandan and Papa. And they have to tolerate the sometimes erratic behavior of adult relatives and schoolteachers, who often criticize, blame and worry. I wouldn’t be surprised if they sometimes call us the groan-ups. The Voice of Experience I have often thought that young children have a natural empathy for the feelings of others and that sometimes adults lose this ability. This was ... Read Full Story