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Do children really need pocket money? Don’t they already have enough stuff without having the power to buy more? Here are 10 reasons why you should be giving your kids pocket money.
#1 If you give pocket money, you have the power to take it away, which is pure power to a frazzled mother. Let’s face it, “no dessert after dinner” isn’t the end of the…Continue
What would you call yourself if you could change your first name? This question came up at dinner last night when we were laughing about what my kids would have been called if they had been the opposite sex. Jade was set to be Elliot, Lizzie was close to becoming Baltazar and Sam would have been Tallulah. They were in hysterics imagining their lives as a member of the…Continue
My husband offered to go to the supermarket the other day while I was busy with the cleaning. It was probably because it was a gorgeous day and he could take the long way round on his motorbike. As far as weekend chores go, it was most definitely the better option, but hey, any help is better than none.
So on my shopping list I had written a few of our usual…Continue
“Why is the sky blue?”
“Why do the birds sing?”
“Why is the hot water hot?”
“Where do tulips come from?”
My six year old just won’t stop. And when in doubt what to say, he just says:
“What happened?” or
“What is that?”
It starts around 6:30 am and finishes at 7:30, and he has even been talking in his dreams. He woke me…Continue