July 2018

Are you a bad parent?

By | 2018-07-19T16:00:57+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Family Life, Parenting|

GoMunkee ask:  Are you a bad parent?  Well... We’ve all had them.  Moments in our lives when an incident – a small mistake, a misunderstanding, a close shave or the tiniest lapse in our vigilance - left us feeling and reeling as if we were the worst parents in the world.  Maybe, at that [...]

May 2018

April 2018

WARNING: EXTREME SARCASM ALERT

By | 2018-04-11T13:43:21+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Off the wall, Parenting, Quirky|

As the primary carer, you must ensure that the well-being of your child's academic, emotional, cultural, creative, psychological, mental, spiritual, physical, nutritional and social requirements are prioritised and supported with non-toxic, freedom of expression. In raising your child, please consider his/her rights: Through mindfulness and assimilated behavioural narrative, it is your responsibility not to overstimulate, [...]

January 2018

June 2016

We need to get out more

By | 2017-05-24T17:36:28+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Family Life, Nature and Wildlife, Parenting|

Most of us attending a doctor’s health screening brace ourselves for the inevitable question, ‘And how many units of alcohol do you consume in a week?’  Invariably, we pick a number we think sounds acceptable to our GP, and his or her knowing look tells us that we’ve been rumbled and they know we’re lying.  [...]

January 2016

December 2015

Things that mums with sons will understand – Part 2

By | 2016-05-25T12:49:11+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Boys, Family Life, Parenting|

Cool playthings Let's be honest, boys’ stuff is infinitely superior to all the hideous, flower-embossed plastic, pink and purple, princess, tasseled, doe-eyed, fantasy, fairy, Frozen kitsch that little girls seem to love so much. Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Wimpy Kid, super heroes, swords, scooters, trucks, trains, tool kits, diggers, helicopters, race tracks, balls, [...]