A Sign of … Intelligence?

When one enrols children into a range of extra-curricular activities, one commits to a level of involvement. This involvement will vary from family to family, and may range from sitting on the couch and uttering “Hey, don’t you have ballet/drumming/football/drawing/something class tonight?” to acting as a taxi/uber driver/chauffeur to being…

Problem Solving Activities for Kids

Once upon a time, many years ago, when I was immersed in the magniloquence of parenting advice and recommendations, I seriously entertained the idea of crafting activities (and doing craft activities) designed to increase the intelligence of my children. In some cases, I actually did follow up on the entertained…

Communication is more than just words

So, after yestrerday’s Let’s Make Mummy Feel Fat As Well As Useless scenario, I wallowed for a bit, did the walk to school, then hung around at home, avoiding they gymnastics-basketball-gymnastics-basketball craziness and secured another walking session. Up the hill to collect Chippie, where I continue to feel useless. Yes,…