Tag Archives: kids

2017 Bucket List!

For a number of years now, I’ve been horrified at the reaction our kids have at Christmas and Birthdays when they are presented with present after present. Without even looking properly at each one they simply look up and look … Continue reading

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Babies be Crazy!

Well you all know we have this beautiful little 17 month (today!) old baby. I say baby, because compared to our Mr 10 at this age, he really is a baby. By 16mths, our older son was already talking clearly … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

We had just got back in the car after swimming class. Mr 10 was looking at Mr 16 mths who was falling asleep (swimming is hard work when you are that small!). Mr 10: “My life is different now. It’s … Continue reading

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A rather ODD conversation

So we were driving home from music therapy this afternoon and Mr 9 says, “I really want to paint my bedroom door. When we get home I will make a Lego model of the pattern I want to do and … Continue reading

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School Holidays – Week one down

Well, it’s Easter Sunday. The boys have gone on a long bike ride after hunting for eggs this morning. Despite the fact that my son doesn’t believe in the Easter Bunny, he was still really excited about Easter and asked … Continue reading

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Reward Systems Gone Crazy

Yeah, I know, I go on about it all the time. This time I’ve written part 1 of a two part article that has been published on discordia.com.au – Why not visit and see what I said 🙂 http://www.discordia.com.au/what-do-rewards-systems-teach-kids-part-1/

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Tell me why I don’t like Tuesdays…..

I have started a real dislike for Tuesday. I can’t say when it started, I can’t say why exactly I dislike them, but I just do! I seem to be more tired on Tuesday, less interested, and generally overall grumpy. … Continue reading

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