Confusing Parental Position

I received a phone call earlier this week regarding Monkey Boy’s performance at school. One which not only surprised me , but also several of his teachers. Work not handed in. Admittedly, for a subject he doesn’t like, but you know, shit happens and there is always stuff in your…

The love IS there

I’ll admit it. These school holidays have been rough. My tolerance levels have been somewhere around “Fuck you!” and I have a four year old and a twelve year old whom are both behaving remarkably alike. I.e. fucking revolting. I don’t like it much when I can’t get work done.…

And tonight's activities are …

I managed to muddle through the day, getting done some of those things I love to do, planning big and spending time trying to avoid being outmanipulated by three-year-old. It was a challenge. That took us up to school pickup time, so off we wandered, me pushing his bike up…

A Kid Full Day

Tuesdays are, generally, fraught with frustration as I have a full Monday, alone, in which to embark onreducing my To Do List (still in the form of a book) to a small list, and I find myself on a roll which comes to a smashing standstill at around 5.30am on…

Well that's just put a dampener on the day

Awoke with a sore tongue. The kids have been complaining on and off for a day about their’s being sore, but as it wasn’t my tongue, it didn’t really affect me. Apart from all the whinging. It got considerably worse as the day wore on. My sore tongue, that is.…