The Cons of the Cons of Controlled Crying

This post was going to have a different angle; and angle that came from the misrepresentation of what Controlled Crying actually is. I am, and have been for a while, an advocate of Controlled Crying. At least, I really, genuinely thought I was. Now I’m not sure sure. Not because…

So, at which point is it …?

Monkey Boy had another talking to after school today, by his teacher. Then by me. I’ve been doing a lot of the “I’m not going to do what my parents did to me” stuff, and reflecting on what was going through my head at these moments, and how I would…

Difficult manoeuvres

Up very early to prepare for my appearance on Sunrise this morning. I must not only be lucid, but also look like I know what I’m talking about, without appearing all sanctimious. I must appeal to the people. And arrive without being covered in porridge, Vegemite and/or snot, which I…