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During the week, Molly and Tiernan decided they wanted to act out a story instead of me reading one to them.

They called it a ‘real’ story. Therefore, this really happened…



Find out what happened next in Episode 2!


All of the best conversations with children happen in the car. It’s a well-known fact.



More pictures, inspired by Crappy Pictures.

A busy doctor’s surgery waiting room:

More drawing, inspired by Crappy Pictures.

I come from a family of singers. My Mum’s a singer. My sister’s a singer. I’m a singer. Not in a professional sense. Or even in a strictly melodic sense. I just mean that we are liable to burst into song at any given moment… to us, there is a song for every situation or circumstance: happy, sad, stressful, embarrassing – there is always a song that can sum the moment up perfectly. Unfortunately, not everyone appreciates our musicality, so it’s something we usually reserve for at home, or in each others’ company.

So, imagine my delight when Tiernan spontaniously burst into the perfect song recently:

Anyone who lets their kids watch a little too much ABC2 (like I do), will have seen Justine Clarke’s song Why does the baby cry? It’s beautiful.

I’ve never been more proud of Tiernan. He’s one of us!