Welcome to Mothers Day part 2

For those of you that are following my blogs daily, ha ha, yesterday's excuse will hopefully be published tomorrow. This is the second part of a something that had an explanation blog first. Please yourselves. I sometimes find knowing the first part helps you understand the second, but I wouldn't bet on it. With no … Continue reading Welcome to Mothers Day part 2

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Welcome to Mothers Day part 1

Why am I subjecting you to a repeat of this story? This is the first story I wrote as an adult. I found I could write while making notes for a story about Mothers Day while living it (it was intended just to help me ignore the kids). This whimsical little story then became the … Continue reading Welcome to Mothers Day part 1

How To Get Along With Your Teenage Child.

I was just reading a parenting article.  I saw the title Surviving the Teenaged Years. and thought I need to read this.  It was the normal blah blah, mild punishments of short duration. Actually I thought the short duration of punishments was for training dogs, you know if you don't punish the dog immediately it … Continue reading How To Get Along With Your Teenage Child.

NBN, the Next Great? Improvement? in Computer/Internet Thingy?

If you are not from Australia you have been fortunately spared this little joy.  The Australian Government is dedicated to making sure our internet service is at least equal to some undeveloped nations.  I mean it would be unrealistic to expect internet speeds comparable to the USA or the UK, after all they are important … Continue reading NBN, the Next Great? Improvement? in Computer/Internet Thingy?

No Post This Morning!

This morning I was going to regale you with tales of my derring do.  Entertain you with my quick wit and glorious imagination. But I can't! And who is to blame? This n'er do well! And the mental vacuum that inhabits this human suit! Bah, humbug, kill them!  I hear you say! And you are … Continue reading No Post This Morning!

A Reliable Source

Have you been in a conversation with some ignoramus who refuses to believe in commonsense and natural wisdom; like say your mother or your kids?  Then this is for you!  A site where obscure knowledge is gathered so it can be quoted.  Next time you are in an argument and the person says: 'But that's … Continue reading A Reliable Source

Why Was Everyone Criticizing Me? Part 2

If this is Part 2 there is probably a Part 1!  But then again this woman is crazy maybe she doesn't understand?  Nope this time there is a Part 1 and it is here: Why Was Everyone Criticizing Me? Part 1 If you remember we had just finished a glorious hour about ME. It continues: So … Continue reading Why Was Everyone Criticizing Me? Part 2

Why Was Everyone Criticizing Me? Part 1

Alright maybe it was my turn!  But Mum was criticizing me as I got out of the car.  Tabitha deliberately skived off school just for the chance to criticize me, we refused to take her.  Alex was so sickened that her criticism of me consisted of throwing up and refusing to be seen in my … Continue reading Why Was Everyone Criticizing Me? Part 1

Teenagers and Trust

I have 4 daughters, if you only include humans.  Given my topic today is how far to trust children out of your sight I think it's safe to only include the humans because I don't let the pets leave the place without supervision. I love pets!  I believe all animals have rights but I do … Continue reading Teenagers and Trust

Charlie Fails as a Teddy Bear

About 4 years ago, when we moved to our new house, the 4 girls went from all sleeping in one room to all having separate rooms.  We expected problems, transition time, etcetera but we were wrong.  3 split instantly to enjoying their solitude.  Unfortunately we were right about number 4. All my kids are different, … Continue reading Charlie Fails as a Teddy Bear