Sunday 18 February 2018

David Robbins: My one-child family has been given a new leash of life

I was sitting in the Natural History Museum -- or the "Dead Zoo", as Joyce called it -- last Sunday, and I was not alone.

Half of Dublin's dads had apparently also been told to take the kids off somewhere while the mums got to grips with the Yorkshire pud.

I was chatting to a friend I had bumped into and basking in the sense of reflected glory you get when your child is well-behaved in the presence of strangers.

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