Category Archives: Lessons in Parenting

Parenting Lesson # 612 {chilli}

Whilst it is a GOOD idea to teach your children the value of growing your own food and cooking fresh from the garden, it is a bad- I repeat- BAD idea to touch your eye after chopping chilli. Even a … Continue reading

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Parenting Lesson #319 – {opening birthday gifts}

It is a good idea to give your birthday child one present at a time to open, and save the best for last… or risk having your child obsess over his favourite toy and ignore all other guests and gifts. (PS … Continue reading

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Parenting Lesson #151 {Towels}

Never EVER throw out a bath towel, beach towel, face washer, tea towel- no matter how old or tattered- because there WILL come a time when the linen cupboard is bare… Who knew one teeny tiny bad tummy germ could cause … Continue reading

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Parenting Lesson #298 {Seven}

Turning 7 is a magical time in a boy’s life; suddenly he becomes the knower of all things, partakes in frequent acts of random cheekiness and develops a great admiration for fart jokes and all things gross.  Magic. Feel free to share … Continue reading

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Parenting Lesson #547 {underwear}

Parenting Lesson #547 If you do not lay out your prep child’s underwear on her bed, she WILL go to school ‘commando’ and you will not find out until 5pm that night when she lifts her dress and announces “I forgot to wear knickers today… … Continue reading

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