Sibling Troubles

Sibling Troubles

  Robo Boy: Muum Super Kid bashed me with his lego. Me: Super Kid did you bash Robo Boy with your lego? Super Kid: Yes I did but I did it because he was breaking my model. Me: Robo Boy why were you breaking his model? Robo Boy: Because he was telling me what to...
Anger Management

Anger Management

Yesterday was a grey, wet, January day with added crud. Firstly I felt pretty blah, tired, unmotivated, and miserable for no good reason. Secondly the children have been challenging my patience levels enormously of late. They’re just being children, and siblings...
Give Me Strength

Give Me Strength

Robo Boy is wonderful, a real ray of sunshine and joy in my life. That said lately he is finding joy in things that I do not really find as wonderful as he does. Here’s a list of his current favourite activities: Saying bum, pooh, bottom face etc Making a very...
Parents Are Also Advocates

Parents Are Also Advocates

A conversation with a friend sparked a realisation about one of my roles as a parent that hadn’t occurred to me before. It had never occurred to me that now my children are working with teachers, and other professionals outside of the family I should be acting...
A Worm Of A Worry

A Worm Of A Worry

I love being a Mum. Caring for my children, watching them grow and guiding them to become the happiest, best versions of who they are is a privilege and a pleasure. Being engulfed in the warm glow that comes from being a part of a team of five, and being loved just...