After battling her son and his obsession with electronic devices and games, a friend recently threw out a comment that got her son worrying… “You’ll get game-itis if you keep playing that iPad!” She told him it affects his eyes and means he can’t play on any device for a week until it clears up. […]
Though tiring when the kids were little, their endless questions make my heart swell. These little questioning minds are in good stead to serve them well in the future. Asking “why” or “how” deepens children’s general knowledge. It opens discussions about what they notice and helps them to make sense of the world around them. […]
Call out the search party! Yesterday Megan lost another tooth, and we got everything ready for the tooth fairy’s visit during the night…only she didn’t come! When Megan told me of this fact this morning, I was horrified. Then we brainstormed all of the reasons why she might be MIA! She went to Nana’s house […]
As usual, these holidays have seen me finish some scrapbook layouts. I try to keep as up to date as I can, because when I fall behind, the amount of effort needed to catch up freaks me out and totally puts me off even beginning! This time of year, the pages are of Megan’s birthday. […]
At what age do kids realise that putting something away straight away takes a bit of time in the short term, but saves loads of time in the long run?