On being a bitch, a lover, a saint and a sinner!

I'm a bitch, I'm a lover, I'm a child, I'm a mother! I'm a sinner, I'm a saint, I do not feel ashamed. Does this sound familiar? If you're old, but not too old, you will have heard this song and sung your lungs out at karaoke to it at some stage! While the creator of these lyrics, Alanis … [Read more...]

Do we trust our small kids too much? Or is play dough up the nose part of growing up?

There's nothing like play dough up a nose to ruin your day. I suppose it's better than a marble - but worse than a pea, which I'm told usually breaks down quickly. Quite frankly it never entered my mind that my three-year-old would shove it up his schnoz (yes this is an actual word now … [Read more...]