The Death Stare!

Blog – Growing up I was a very obedient child…

Rude words

Mind of a child – Should you teach children rude words? Check out my dilemma…

School reading challenge

Mind of a child – My son didn’t want to do his reading homework so he tried to sweet-talk me…

Hazardous journey

Blended story – A 3 paragraph story written with my 10 year old son…

Kids excuses!

My kids have the funniest excuses for getting out of chores…

10 already!

My Blog – In the blink of an eye, my youngest son has turned 10! Please slow down time…

To be a superhero

Kids say the funniest things – My family and I love watching superhero movies. One day I asked my children which superhero they would chose to be and why…

Tricky Obvious Details.

Children grow up gaining obvious knowledge about life. But when they start thinking about these details, that’s when things become tricky…

Pushing children

How much should we push our children? Push them with their studies, not literally…!

Explaining Relationships

It’s so difficult teaching a child about relationships. It’s even harder when our actions confuse them further…

I need mum

On this Mother’s Day, let’s all remind our mums just how much we need them…

Love you Mum

A special Poem to all the mums in the world, recognising the love they have and give so freely…

Perfect Mother’s Day

I’m not one to expect a fuss on Mother’s Day, I just want to be a little bit spoilt…

My Clever Son

My 9 year old is such a clever lad who comes up with some great solutions to better the world….

Can ‘MCS’ be prevented?

Firstly, for those of you who have never heard of ‘Middle child Syndrome‘, here’s a definition… ‘Middle child syndrome is a condition effecting children born in the middle. They experience feelings of jealousy towards their siblings, feel they are always being compared against them and generally have low self-worth. The middle child believes that unlike…

Child over Dog?

“Shall we have another kid?” my husband surprised me by asking one day. “No chance” was my reply. Already a mum to 3 boys, there was no way I would even think about having another! But then I thought I’d try my luck. “Shall we get a dog?” I asked him. “No way” he shot…

Teenage stress.

Why is it so hard to communicate with teenagers. It seems that the more vocabulary they learn, the less they actually use! And when the attitude kicks in, that’s when you’re trouble! I understand that times have evolved and this generation of young adults has a lot more stress than most of us did growing…

Hold my hand

Hold my hand my child I’ll help to guide your way. I’ll teach you to laugh, to walk, to talk I’ll even show you how to play.   Hold my hand and my child I’ll lead you down the trail. I’ll teach you to read, to write, to organise To recover from times when you…

Another recreational drug!

For the last few months I have been noticing tiny, little chrome bottles on the streets. I just presumed they were some sort of new trend kids had taken up. This morning when I left the house to walk the dog, I found this on the corner of my road – Still not sure what…

It’s my choice!

I’m an adult. I’ve made my own choices. Some good and, I must admit, some bad. But don’t we learn from our mistakes? Shouldn’t we try to live how we want to live and not how we are expected to, as long as we’re not causing any harm. I was never career focused so to…

A dream is just a dream

A dream is just a dream until it becomes an action. An action is just an action until it becomes a beating heart. A heart is just a heart until it becomes a baby. A baby is just a baby until it becomes a child. A child is just a child until it becomes a…

If only life had stayed simple.

Growing up I didn’t really have any ambitions, no set career path, no goals, I was just strolling through life happily. Truthfully the only thing I was looking forward to was falling in love and being a mum. And so I drifted though school and college, then signed up with an agency and enjoyed the…