Those who believe there are only two kinds of people in the world, and those who don’t. Don’t tell me I never post anything of substance. 😉
My entire family has had a bad run with our health over the last month or so. As soon as one snotty nose clears up, another takes its place, is joined by a hacking cough and the cycle continues. As we all know, when you’re sick you need to rest and get plenty of fluids … More Did I say ‘In sickness AND in health’? Because I really should have just said ‘In health’.
My predictably unpredictable son came running into my room a couple of days ago, urgently demanding an empty laundry basket. It was an intense laundry catch-up day so I wasn’t keen to give one up for play, and was explaining this while he dragged me to his room – to show me this: HE HAD … More A laundry miracle!
It’s been an awesome week for memorable musings, mumblings and outbursts from my four-year-old. Here are the highlights. Sunday Having just visited the petting zoo, at which he ignored all the cute and interesting baby goats, pigs and cows in favour of cuddling two adult chooks. Daddy: Hey mate, what have you guys been up … More Seven days of strange conversations
Art can be a great way for kids to express their emotions. Or to menace their parents with thinly-veiled threats. Or just to confuse and/or embarrass them on paper. 1. My son and I had some differences of opinion the other morning about whether AC/DC is acceptable breakfast music, whether undies really need to be … More The crayon is mightier than the sword: Part 1
Originally posted on Paul Bernal's Blog:
A great deal has been written about the Facebook experiment – what did they actually do, how did they do it, what was the effect, was it ethical, was it legal, will it be challenged and so forth – but I think we need to step back a…
1. Load kids in car. Start car, open garage. 2. Unload kids. Go back inside, change dirty nappy. Repeat step 1. 3. Listen to ‘Hey Jude’ over and over en route to post office, as per four-year-old Boy-Child’s request. 4. Assemble letter-posting supplies: Letters, envelopes, gift card for nephew, photos for Nan, money for stamps. … More Fun with kids: posting mail in 21 easy steps.
As my husband said approvingly: ‘Well, that should save you a good couple of hours a day!’. I took offense, but then I realised he was probably right. I’ve been getting sucked down that rabbit hole for minutes at a time, many times a day, ignoring my kids, reading and sharing stuff that feels really … More I quit Facebook today.