Lessons In Parenting

Letting your kids win at games may cause tiny faces to erupt into smiles but it doesn't always teach them how to aspire to win. Even worse, they often begin to expect that everyone who plays against them will also lose.  When this happy state of affairs doesn't come about too often, the little face … Continue reading Lessons In Parenting

Lessons In Parenting

Letting your kids win at games may cause tiny faces to erupt into smiles but it doesn't always teach them how to aspire to win. Even worse, they often begin to expect that everyone who plays against them will also lose.  When this happy state of affairs doesn't come about too often, the little face … Continue reading Lessons In Parenting

The Flip Side To Classical Conditioning…

I run from my kid. It's the truth. After the first hugs and kisses of the morning are done I run and hide; especially during his summer break. He's like a bloodhound. He can always track me down. No matter where I am. SIGH. No loo is secure enough. No pressure cooker whistle is loud … Continue reading The Flip Side To Classical Conditioning…

A Blog A Day-Day 3

The offspring was an ADORABLE baby. He was plump in the right places without being a mini-sumo and he was always gurgling and drooling away to glory. Didn't cry much and definitely did *not* sleep much either but that's a complaint that'll never get old so we'll keep it for another day, another time. The … Continue reading A Blog A Day-Day 3

Of Middle Fingers And Snakes

I recently changed my ride from a hatchback to an MUV. When I say recent I mean just a few hours ago. I was picking up the offspring from school and he was happily frolicking in the backseat, bouncing with joy and making crinkly sounds in the plastic covers that I'd not had a chance … Continue reading Of Middle Fingers And Snakes

Parenting: The Stuff They Never Tell You

I am a semi-helicopter mother and not proud of it. Here are some things I've gleaned in the past few years of parenting. I'm not sure how helpful this is but for those contemplating marriage and eventually kids, do read this once. It may give you a different perspective (read abstinence or hardcore contraception) or … Continue reading Parenting: The Stuff They Never Tell You

A Bloody Mary To End The Day

It's been a while since I had a drink. A good one. A nicely made one. When I needed it. When I wanted it. When I longed for it. Wait...are we still talking about the same thing? Some days are long. Some days are LOOOOONG. Everything seems upside down. Or downside up. And not many … Continue reading A Bloody Mary To End The Day