Pippi Longstocking: a must read for every girls (I think)

My daughter and I just finished reading the adventures of Pippi Longstocking and I think it’s a good laugh. Pippi Longstocking  is a true model of feminism. She makes her own clothes, cook her own food and just generally looks after herself.  My 8-year-old daughter thinks she’s wonderful and would like to be like her,…

First Day of School: A Reminder of the End

Wow, first day of school and I’m amazed how we managed to get out of the door without manic rushing. Long may it continue.  Of course it helped that we didn’t have cooked breakfast this morning. It was amazing to see all the kids all grown-up. Four years ago, they were so little and many…