Tag Archives: Family and Relationships

Evil Snack – Who’s Eating Who?

Play dates, we have all had them, like the flu. The most memorable was when my six-year-old guest boldly cocked her head on one side and asked me for $20 to play nicely. At the other end of the scale … Continue reading

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Response to Anna Quindlen – Family Snapshots

A while ago a friend sent me an article by the renowned American journalist, Anna Quindlen. It was a retrospective on motherhood by one who has survived its most arduous years. She acknowledges the ‘unreliable haze of the past’, the … Continue reading

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Parenting Seminars and Reasons to Avoid Them

How I detest parenting seminars. I am sure that if I attend one I will find myself saying “Don’t hit mummy with that stick darling, it hurts mummy’s feelings’ in a pseudo-effort to educate my offspring whilst not damaging his … Continue reading

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