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What not to say to your kids

November 2, 2010

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 There are times that I have been so tempted just to say something because in all fairness children are gullible but it would be too cruel.  I do find them amusing (the thoughts not the children, although some are quite amusing) so I thought I would share.  This is just a short extract of the […]

Little White Lies My Mother Told Me

October 19, 2010

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    I remember when I was growing up there was a number of things that my mum would say to me and as a trusting child I believed them.  I find that now I’m a parent there are occasions that some of them just pop out, even though I swore when I had children I […]

Is Raising Boys Different to Raising Girls?

October 14, 2010

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Raising children is never going to be an easy task and any parent will be able to tell you that.  I only have one child and I don’t have any brothers or sisters so for me it is difficult to understand whether there is a real difference to raising boys than to raising girls.  I know from […]

My Irrational Fears

October 11, 2010

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I have come to the conclusion that when faced with my fears as a child I can’t count the umpteen amount of times when I ran away screaming at the top of my lungs with my hands flaying about my head.  I honestly believed that this would be an everyday occurrence in my life.  As […]

Winning the War against the Pre-Teen Years

September 3, 2010

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My son is now 11 years old and somewhere along the years the apple of my eye just suddenly grew up.  Yes, I know he’s only 11 but his thoughts and actions are way beyond anything I ever imagined they would be at this stage in his life. From the moment I knew he was coming […]