We are reduced to this… Since every other avenue has been exhausted to get Alex to eat his dinner, we are reduced to reward charts (aka positive behaviour encourager or bribery…however you want to look at it!) He, who says he doesn’t like meat but eats varying styles of it, has been told that if […]
We decided against going to the city for the massive service for the 100yr anniversary of the Gallipoli landing. Instead we continued our tradition of going to the local dawn service. Cold as usual, but this year had a sprinkle of rain. There were so many people, that even up on Dads’ shoulders, the […]
I’ve always kept the kids away from circuses because I don’t believe in entertainment via performing animals. I’m sure the standards aren’t as bad as they used to be. I’m sure animal protection agencies make sure the animals are treated well. Still…I don’t like them. But then this new circus had just arrived in town, […]
Our kids are 5 and 6 (almost 7) years old and are quite possibly very sheltered children. And I’m glad about it. In today’s world of technology and instant gratification, our children have a deliberately limited experience with things….. They have only ever watched ABCkids (ch22) on TV. Shows like Peppa Pig, Playschool, Ben & […]
Shows up my dirty floor but I can ignore that when I see him playing happily in the late afternoon light!