Kindergarten Bullies

Regular readers of my column will know how much I detest bullies.  Usually either my stonking temper or a quick witted remark can fix those who would be evil but recently I found myself conquered; humiliatingly, by a five year old. It was at my children’s gymnastic class.  My little ones were waiting in line…

Christening our Children

Ok, I know I am opening this one up for massive debate but I stand firm. My children have not been christened and I have no plans for doing this in the future.  I have found other peoples views on this to be quite diverse.   My Grandfather was horrified when I mentioned that there was…

Competitive Mother Syndrome

My five-year-old daughter came home from school last Friday full of excitement.  In her little hands she clutched her end of year report.  Her teacher had told her that she had done well and she was eager to reap praise from Mum too.  She handed me the report and then ran off to play with…

Kids Should Be Seen And Not Heard

A recent story in the news made my blood boil!  t was about a woman who had been refused service in a restaurant.   Was she drunk? No. Did she have an ASBO? No.  What was her ‘crime’? She had a baby with her.  The audacity of that woman to bring a child out in…

Poor Poorly Babies

What an evil month my poor babies have had!  Health issues have been at the forefront for both of them lately and I have to admit, I am shattered from nursing them! Lets start with the onslaught of head lice which have been vehemently attempting to suck my little girl’s brain out through her scalp…

The Demon Child

My Mother has jinxed me!  Just days after my son’s fourth birthday, she casually asked as to how he and I were getting on.  I thought this a bizarre question.  The dude is my angel and I am his Mother; how odd to ask if we were ‘getting on’.  She seemed surprised when I responded…