Judging from the heated commentary that surrounds certain events, the world is divided into two camps: parents v. nonparents. Whether it’s jet-lagged passengers bickering on a plane because of a crying baby or a restaurant patron complaining about their expensive dinner being disturbed by a toddler at the next table who is up well past their bedtime, we hear a lot about those who breed being pitted against those who don’t. But is it really that simple? This week’s interview with Steve Martin – who didn’t become a father until 67 – sparked much reminiscing in the Stellar office about the 1989 film Parenthood, with everyone expressing an affinity for the universal subject of the title irrespective of their own reproductive status. Whether it’s a newly separated Naomi Watts speaking of her hopes for her two young sons or father-of-three David Campbell’s unexpectedly tear-jerking letter to the tooth fairy, some stories transcend parenthood and prove the love and frustration of families is the stuff of life – whether you’re a parent or not.