For 20 years, Pokemon has been taking my money. 20 YEARS!! Holy crispy Charmander! The calculations are sound: My younger brothers were in the first wave of fans; the Spawnlings are in the current wave. And with the latest money-sucker game now available on my iPhone (Pokemon Go)… well, that’s a […]
Everyone has a point to make these days. And either you are for or against. But what happens when you are somewhere ‘in-between’?
Yesterday was Australia’s National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence. So… the Australian Federal Government commemorated the day by removing almost anything of strength or substance from the national Safe School program. The Safe School program was set up to provide free resources and support to schools around Australia. The program […]
We DON’T live in a technological age. Too many stupid minions don’t really want it. But there are people out there who want to help your spawnlings learn to code. Find them. Now.
A little while ago, I came across an awesome woman, Rebecca Millar from Geek Grrls. A humble mum in Australia, who is studying and working while being … well, an awesome mum. At first, I shared her Facebook Page, aimed purely at her ability to transform the most horrid of Bratz or […]
Life skills. It’s all about the life skills. And with spawnlings, it’s all about how you SELL those life skills. Today, let’s focus on cleaning. *that choking, warbling sound you may hear in the background is EG Dad as he cracks up laughing, then stumbles across the EG Lair, stepping […]
Our school Administrator is trolling me. I’m absolutely certain of it. This year – I promised EG Dad and Sinister to be on my best behaviour and NOT antagonise the Troll. No stomping over her bridge, so to speak. And then it all started at the beginning of the year […]
You have to admire a parent who feels comfortable enough in their parenting to allow their minions write the blog entry this week. I just don’t think the world is ready yet for Sinister and Nefarious to publish just yet. Half the time, I don’t think I’m ready for their thoughts. And […]
One of the (many) high schools I attended was directly across the road from my house. I kid you not. I could wake up up 0830, throw my uniform on, tie my hair back, grab some toast and a banana as I walk out the front door, cross the road […]
I came across a Letter of Resignation this week that had me pause and appreciate the evolutionary power of a very evil genius parent. One that almost every other human parent will face, if not fear, at some stage in their parenting role. Head Lice. This simple little creature has bettered one […]