By Simon Round, July 25, 2011
It is eight o'clock on Sunday evening. "Right, children, it's time for bed," I announce authoritatively.
"But I need to spend quality time with you," pleads eight-year-old Lucy. "Yes," agrees six-year-old Alex. "I need to spend quality time as well… whatever that means."
I clap my hands decisively and hurry them off towards the bedroom.