Category Archives: Responsible Parent

You are the Meanest Mother Everrrrrr!

Nobody likes to be the bad guy, but sometimes because you are a parent, it is your responsibility to stand up and take it like a man, or as in my case, like a woman. Today I was given another … Continue reading

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$hould $chool Report Card$ have a Ca$h Value?

School on our side of the world is finally out for the Summer! Yesssss! This past week I thoroughly enjoyed bellowing a celebratory childhood chant in unison with my two children. A real blast from the past from my elementary … Continue reading

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When you are a Mother, you learn that most times even your very best attempt isn’t good enough.

I think I have always known this, I just find it really ironic that I had it rubbed in my face on Mother’s Day, before 8am!! Not exactly how I had envisioned THE one day dedicated to celebrating mothers starting … Continue reading

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Just Ask Me.

Everyone has questions. Most people want answers. Not every answer is the one you might expect, or the one that you want. But you should still ask it. There is no such thing as a stupid question. If you don’t … Continue reading

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Private Parts on Parade.

A little while ago, on the way to school, walking hand in hand with my youngest daughter, we came across some new grafitti on a wooden fence. Now and again that happens, and when it does, we discuss it,  I … Continue reading

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How to Raise a Selfish Child.

This post was written tongue in cheek a few months ago. For a more serious look at what makes children seem selfish rather read my recent post here. Now back to this post: How to Raise a Selfish Child. Well, … Continue reading

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It finally happened, my own children ‘rejected’ me!

Unbelievable! Yesterday something really quite fantastic happened to me. It probably wouldn’t rate that highly for most people, but for me, and for other parents who are knee deep, no make that neck-deep in raising children, yesterday’s occurrence has been a long … Continue reading

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