My 9 year old can crack some good jokes. Hes got a beautiful little heart. He can hold a decent conversation with other adults and enjoys a good chat. Hes very worldly for his age. He respects his elders, he uses his manners and hes polite. Hes “a pleasure” according to other parents. Hes clever … Continue reading No one Warned me About 9
"I am always comparing my weaknesses to someone else’s strengths, so no wonder I’m worn out all the time" I’m tired. I say that so often that I feel like its lots its meaning. I say it to my kids. I say it to my husband. I say it to the check out chick when … Continue reading By my own Measure, I’m Never quite Good enough.
I’m the mum. I’m a bit of a hero. I really don’t know what I’m doing, but I’m giving it a good go. It’s kind of hard to know if you’re doing a good job when one person is telling you to co sleep and the other is dead against it. Its confusing when … Continue reading Shit-shield Version 2.0
The epic battle that has raged between parent and child is one that has claimed the souls and sanity of countless parents over the millennia. In recent years, technology has aided us in our quest to even these seemingly insurmountable odds, but our adversary is one that continuously learns to adapt and overcome our futile … Continue reading 5 WEAPONS TO CONQUER YOUR TINY TYRANT (or, 5 helpful items that will make life easier with your little one) by 1 Player Dad
Most mornings & afternoons I have the privilege of exchanging pleasantries with a chap named Don. Its usually a brief "Thank you", "have a good day" or a fleeting comment about the weather but; after a morning spent battling with my kids, stepping on Lego, scooping spilled rice bubbles off the floor & falling victim … Continue reading Hero of the week