The Importance of Developing and Maintaining Family Traditions

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    The Importance of Developing and Maintaining Family Traditions
    I found myself deep in thought one day, with my OCD mind unpacking some of the family traditions I’d been subjected to growing up, many of which I must say I successfully managed to get…Read more...

    Learning to Let Go a Bit

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    Learning to Let Go a Bit
    You don’t have to be obsessive compulsive to understand what it really means to be a parent, but I think I’ll be justified in saying that parenthood does indeed bring out the OCD in all…Read more...

    When Your Children Start Questioning the Meaning of Life

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    When Your Children Start Questioning the Meaning of Life
    As part of my lifelong OCD ‘treatment’ I used to have a bi-weekly session with a specialised psychologist who’s been a big part of my life since my late teenage years. She was the one…Read more...

    Navigating The Dating World When You Have Kids

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    Navigating The Dating World When You Have Kids
    Look, dating in this day and age is hard enough as it is, but try doing it when you have two thriving kids who each have minds of their own and also doing it while…Read more...

    Encouraging a Healthy, Active Lifestyle

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    Encouraging a Healthy, Active Lifestyle
    It’s always nice to be able to go on something like a field trip which effectively kills two birds with one stone and educates all in tow in addition to making for a lot of…Read more...

    Life After A Separation

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    Life After A Separation
    One of the things that made me fall in love with the mother of my kids in the first place ironically came to the fore in its strongest form when we separated, that being her…Read more...

    Travelling with the Family – Something to Look Forward to

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    Travelling with the Family – Something to Look Forward to
    Despite what my OCD may suggest, I actually always look forward to a family outing on which we jet off to a faraway place. Yes, the whole process is indeed an obsessive compulsive person’s minefield…Read more...

    Jacob’s Diagnosis

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    Jacob’s Diagnosis
    It's not common for me to get too personal on here, but the past couple of weeks have been... odd. We all know by now that I am a proud father to two fantastic boys…Read more...

    Why I Love Watching Cartoons with the Kids

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    Why I Love Watching Cartoons with the Kids
    I’m going to share with you a secret which I’ve not shared with anybody up until now and I guess since this is going on the omnipresent INTERWEBS, I’ll no longer be able to refer…Read more...

    Channelling Your OCD

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    Channelling Your OCD
    If there was ever an upside to being OCD, it’s the inherent ability to focus all your attention on one task it comes with. I’m not suggesting I personally would have chosen to be obsessive…Read more...