Disturbed

Chippie has had more than his fair share of exposure to television shows, movies and DVDs that are beyond his years. With two older brothers, he often has little choice, despite the best efforts of his parents. He seems to self select well, sticking around to watch when he gets…

Star Wars: A Love / Hate Relationship

Monkey Boy has discovered Star Wars. After hating it and saying it was “really stupid” for so long, he’s embraced it with a vengence. Of course, I should have know. He does this “it’s really stupid” and “I hate it” with lots of things he doesn’t know, and when he…

The 12 month cattle class jab

That time of a baby’s life where they’re required to have their 12 month immunisations. We do the council thing, coz they’re closer and the nurses know what they’re doing. Sure, it’s Cattle Class, but the waiting room isn’t full of sick people, and you get to do some awesome…

The problem with smart kids

Finally got time to catch up with Grumpy about … stuff. Mostly the kids. What else do you chat about when you have a few spare minutes? I got him up to date on how they were going. Both reading exceptionally well, both doing well at school in all subjects.…