Yes it is — I’ve nursed both my parents through terminal cancer. I was with both of them as they died. And yes, it’s very important. But other that in the very last stages of the cancer, it’s a very different level of time commitment to parenting of very young children.

Blogging since 2001, journalisting (which isn’t a word, but should be) since 1994, and sleep-deprived since 2012. Journalism lecturer, consultant and trainer.

Blogging since 2001, journalisting (which isn’t a word, but should be) since 1994, and sleep-deprived since 2012. Journalism lecturer, consultant and trainer.