Another growth spurt (or two)
May04

Another growth spurt (or two)

My eldest overtook me in height a month after his 14th birthday. He’d always been average height for his age, possibly even a bit on the small side. But from that moment on, he grew and grew and grew. He’s now just short of 6 foot – one of the tallest kids in school, towering over most men. He’s filled out too, with big legs and big shoulders. My little boy is a man, and he’s still only 15. My younger son...

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The growth spurt
Apr05

The growth spurt

After nearly a year of telling me he was taller than me when he very clearly wasn’t, my eldest final overtook me in the summer holidays last year. AND HE HASN’T STOPPED GROWING SINCE. He now towers above me and is definitely closer to his dad’s size than to mine (and his dad is 6′ 1″). I’ve noticed that he’s taller than a lot of men now. He’s noticeably taller than my 5′ 10″...

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