"Can we go?" my eight-year-old asked. "Hell yeah!" I told her.
In children, the symptoms of COVID-19 might appear like the symptoms of any cold or flu.
I feel almost guilty saying this out loud.
I realised my mother just wanted to be happy. She wasn't trying to replace my father. She was trying to rebuild her life after a heartbreak.
There is no doubt little Jack Fladager loves his mum, that's for sure.
I don't know about you, but when I was a teenager, there was always a kid or two in my social circle that had a "cool mum".
It is more important for a child to have good social skills when starting school than be able to recite the alphabet.
My seven-year-old daughter is a passionate gymnast. She had been asking me to take her to gymnastics classes for about a year before I relented at the start of last year, and she's taken to it like it is her calling in life.
My kids know I am only a text away. I am here for them even when I'm not with them. And how can that be bad?