It’s amazing who you can run into on Twitter

I’m a fan of twitter and Facebook, I’ve even ventured quietly onto Google+ recently. Maybe because I’m nosey? Or because I love to chat? Or because when you are a little ‘different’, it’s an easy way to meet other people who are a little ‘different’? The way I do it is I auto-follow and then every couple of weeks I […]

What on earth to do when increasing the discipline isn’t helping?

So I’m onto the ‘important’ chapter of ‘How to Talk So Kids Listen’, which is ‘Alternatives to punishment’. This is the chapter that got me interested, because as I said, Curly Headed Boy turning 7 has been tricky.  Initially we succumbed to the fear that we hadn’t been clear enough with him and he ‘should be learning to behave by […]

Problem Corner: Should I let my partner have a baby with someone else?

I received this very sad message from a Mum the other day. Here is her question (you might want to not read this with anything in your mouth that you could spit out when choking). Good day Lisa, hope all is well with you and your family. I just have a small problem? My significant other wants to have a […]

Getting unusual jewellery doesn’t have to cost a fortune.

So you’d like to buy your wife/partner/girlfriend some jewellery, but don’t know how to do it without bankrupting yourself? I love jewellery, but I love saving money too.  This can make it difficult if you want ‘original’ jewellery, because it can make us tempted by the likes of Pandora or Tiffany, but then we are talking mega bucks. A few […]

Tips on getting our kids to do what we want/need them to do

  So here are are onto Chapter 2 of ‘How to Talk so kids will listen’; ‘Engaging Cooperation’. Backstory: With a 7yo Curly Headed Boy and soon to be 3yo Little Dimples, life has become a little shouty of late and we were looking for some alternative options, as being stricter wasn’t cutting it.  So I decided to read, review […]