On Friday 15 March 2019, millions of students around the world participated in school strikes to speak out about climate change. If you believed the mainstream media news services and politicians, you would probably think the kids skipped school, yelled at the clouds, and then took off for a fast-food […]
We have had an … interesting week. In the grand scheme of things, it is fairly mild and moderate compared to others. And my ability to say that sentence comes with a fairly healthy dose of gratitude. EG Sinister had emergency surgery earlier this week. Without going into all the […]
I have been bribed into Indoor Play Centre Hell. Nefarious was invited to a classmate’s birthday party at an indoor play centre: multi-level playground with soft-fall mats, trampolines, rock climbing walls… A kid’s dream! And a parent’s nightmare!! So noisy! So crowded!! I am down with the Mother of All […]
I recently did a review on some sunglasses over on GeekMom. To be completely honest, I was really wary about sunglasses purchased online. Now I’m convinced with quality of lens and frames, and my enhanced ability to avoid shopping centres (the 12th level of Hell).
I cracked a tooth. Eating toasted fruit loaf. And not some Han Solo in Carbonite level toasting. I’m talking lowest dial on the toaster. Warmed enough to melt the butter. With a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar. To be fair, I cracked the filling. Yes, I have fillings. I have really […]
Kings Comics save your parenting butt during the school holidays with their Kings Kids Corps on 10 Jan 2016
It is going to be a long day, while the world waits for the outcome of the US election. It’s easy enough if you’re outside the US to claim “not my circus, not my monkeys”, but let’s be honest. The President of the United States is pretty influential over the […]
It doesn’t matter what the Universe throws at us, I know at least one of our spawnlings loves me–the one who made me Lava Candy!!
Out of everything they loved in this new game, the one real hook for the spawnlings:
Throwing Cards Inside.
We all want the best for our kids. To be happy; To be smart; To be healthy; To be educated. The latest buzzword in parenting is “resilient”: we all want our kids to survive. Because in life, when you get knocked down, you need to get up again – swinging. […]