Tag Archives: Family

Captain Craig Lewis-Mayne on Balancing Fatherhood

Craig wears multiple hats as an entrepreneur, a father, a husband and a pilot.  As a JDF captain he admits that he is no stranger to a challenge, yet he readily confesses that heading to a delivery room is more nerve-racking than flying through a storm!  Read on and enjoy Craig's candid answers on fatherhood. How has becoming...
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Dads we salute you too! Steven Lofters on fatherhood

As we continue to celebrate great dads, we now turn the spotlight on Dr Steven Lofters, one of the best and most experienced radiologists in Jamaica. He is also a fitness enthusiast, who has made impressive showings in several body building competitions and a carnival junkie who has turned his passion into a business. Ever...
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Dads we salute you too – Stephen Price on fatherhood

It’s no secret that Father’s Day, especially in Jamaica, is greeted with very little fanfare and celebration, if any at all. The reason for this is pretty clear: most of us (myself included) grew up in single parent homes with mothers who played the role of our fathers. I have shared my experience of growing...
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Carnival indiscretions and other holiday adventures …

Perfectly fitted grey suit with matching tie… looking debonair, modestly attired wife in tow and a beaming mother - the perfect Sunday family portrait. (Tainted, only if you knew of yesterday’s adventures). If you are Jamaican, you know that no matter how much of an adult, independent, non-church going new age thinker you are, when...
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I hate your family (and friends)

OK, so everyone knows that getting married is not just the joining together of two people, but their families and friends! For most people this can be as painful as a root canal without anaesthesia (yikes). If you know me you will also know that my mother is my LIFE. No buts! I would never...
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