How to be a (half decent) dad

Brian Viner
May 2013
Daily Mail;5/18/2013, p44
MORE than 300 years ago the 2nd Earl of Rochester rather brilliantly remarked: 'Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children. Now I have six children and no theories.' Spot on, your Lordship. There is nothing like actually being a parent to explode all those long-cherished ideals. You are, to all intents and purposes, on your own, muddling along as best you can.


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