There comes a time in every parent's life (mainly the mothers) where they realise that their child is more like a cartoon character than they previously realized. It's not always a happy realization. Imagine telling yourself, "Crap. I gave birth to Woody Woodpecker." https://youtu.be/A_IDGrKZ0Rs
If you're a mother...chances are that you more than just like your kid. Who could resist them? Imps, scamps and monsters to the core but dammit if they aren't the cutest ones at that! The reason the charm of the summer holidays wear off so quickly...for moms, is that the child is always looking... Continue Reading →
I am currently in what I imagine is a near-Cinderella stage. Drippy nose, swollen face and mopping up the red blood (poster color) that MLM generously painted on his T-Rex's teeth and pretty much all over on an off-white tiled floor. I fall back on the worst threat in my arsenal aka am going away... Continue Reading →
Yup, that's right. Welcome Back should have at rider attached to it- DON'T! Where the first movie wasn't a shoo-in for the comedy of the year award, it was still entertaining and doesn't fail to elicit chuckles on reruns on tv. But the sequel has a couple of things which make it one of the... Continue Reading →
I had another Ah-HA! experience this morning while "attempting" to explain to MLM why something is desirable and why something isn't. People (parenting experts, those whose kids are no longer a pain-in-the-ass and those who are blissfully childless) usually say that it sets a bad example to communicate with a growing child using largely negatives... Continue Reading →
My whole family's been under the weather after the offspring got a bug back from school. With long periods of imposed bedrest there's hardly any time before your mind commands you to watch a movie, or 3. Well in my case no movie is ever watchable at a stretch when my kid is around, so... Continue Reading →
An exceptionally dull Sunday leads to a yearning for a new week to start...and soon!
Don't be fooled folks, moms and stay-at-home-moms especially are terrified of summer hols. The concept essentially is fine up to a point- for about 2 months there's a drop in the madness that comes from trying to wake up a sleepy child to go to school, get them to brush their teeth, sit on the... Continue Reading →