My family lived in the US briefly, many years ago. Prior to that life was smaller in many ways. There were no 75 channels on tv and there certainly was no Mother's Day, Father's Day, Presidents Day and what have you. We had Children's Day where we most certainly did not get to escape from … Continue reading The Mother’s Day Brouhaha
Tag: bringing up kids
Once there was a little necklace. It was very happy and bright. It had rounded beads and was liked by everyone who saw it. It was a very happy little necklace indeed! One day came the Little Grabby Fingered Imp. The Imp grabbed and pulled the necklace towards himself but the necklace didn't want to … Continue reading Reunited…
A Day In The Life Of A S.A.H.M
Being a stay at home mom is a different kettle of fish. If kettles full of fish aren't your thing, feel free to put in a vegetarian or a vegan option if that rings your bell. I am, for the most part, a Stay At Home Mom. It was a decision that I made pretty … Continue reading A Day In The Life Of A S.A.H.M
Parenting often comes down to reaching agreements with your offspring in order for lessons to be learnt, set and accepted patterns of behavior to be established and also for those invisible lines to be drawn that help kids know crossing which ones will make the parents go medieval on them. Image courtesy Henry Hustava@UnsplashWhen TO … Continue reading Contractually Yours…
Sunday Morning Bloglet
Yesterday TO was in a bit of a defiant mood and decided to test the waters by flouting the rules and diktats laid out. I did the only thing that I do when yelling isn't an option; I stopped talking to him. It was quite a bit of a blessed silence for Red am sure. … Continue reading Sunday Morning Bloglet
Nuts To You!
People tend to see shapes in the clouds, some even see things with their eyes closed but I think TO kind of took the cake today. After he got home from school today and was having his snack, he suddenly said 'Mustache'. For a second I thought he meant I needed to schedule an appointment … Continue reading Nuts To You!
TO tells me a lot of stuff but he doesn't always share stuff I want to know about...how he's doing in school, something new on his radar or just things he's thinking about. Now that we're in the vacay mode, he's sharing stuff from his school backpack. His drawing book came out today and he … Continue reading Summer Reveals
Bloglet: Boomerang Bantering
Every now and then I use slangs with TO and often it comes back to me in a very amusing way. He was using selective audition with me today when I was asking him to do a couple of things around the house. I rolled my eyes at him and told him not to be … Continue reading Bloglet: Boomerang Bantering
My child is currently anti-clowns. Especially Pennywise. Apparently he snuck a look at the new IT and it creeped him out big time. So Pennywise is the present symbol of everything that's bad in his freaky little world. Today after he got back from school he was using me as a trampoline and I made … Continue reading Ye Gods…
Monday to Friday my child looks at me as the incarnation of the Wicked Witch of the West+her flying monkeys all rolled into one. Weekends I do the same to him when he gets up before I want him to. Cue Elton John singing 'Circle Of Life' in the background.