Fidget spinners

The fidget spinner is the latest craze to hit our schools. What are they? A spinning little ‘fisbee’ like hand tool that allows the kid to fidget below the desk, and keep their hands occupied instead of causing problems in the class.http://amzn.to/2q6ca08

You keep me believing….

IT’s bloody hard to do, and basically, it’s crap. We feel MUCH better if people, OTHER people tell us how awesome we are.

When yes starts to mean no…..

And that is when you realise Yes means No. Or may it means ‘If I Feel Like It’. What it DOESN’t mean is whatever you want into mean.

frustrated mum

What drives me mad 1 – leaving things to the last minute

I guess leaving things to the complete last minute is what makes her happy, but it COMPLETELY drives me mad.

Black Friday is on at AMAZON

 

Is TV dumbing us down?

Whilst the final US Election 2016 result was a bit of a shock to me, I’ll admit, I am not terribly surprised it ended up this way.

I think this is what you get for taking culture, music and sports away from kids and letting them sit in front of screens all day.

frustrated mum

Manners can be taught but not imposed

But the fact that other kids walk INTO my house, and don’t understand that some type of manners are required, beggars me.

As they grow up….do we grow up too?

Now despite them wanting to be treated like adults, they still act like petulant children, no older than 10. Not always, but often.

Life skills and University

Who says the Stanford University dean is right (along with all the other people that have written articles and books on the subject) – perhaps they are all wrong.

A great Common Sense idea

        So, I’ve been listening to people, and parents and other individuals. Know what? I’ve come to the conclusions that the whole world suffers from a lack of Common Sense. Serious –  lack – of – common – sense. So I came up with a brilliant idea. Most people can’t stand my […]

Long holidays with teenagers

Movies are expensive – days in the park don’t interest teenagers. Xbox does. Holidays can become expensive.

Go VOTE!! It’s important!

Today is #GeneralElectionDay. It’s also Parish Governor election day and Councillor Election day. So we get to vote 3 times! The problem is : I didn’t know a thing about the Parish vote. I don’t know a single person on the list other than the one person running for MP in General Election, and I […]

Doing it all…..

Some parents believe in the opposite. Cook every meal for them. Make every cup of tea. Cut every fruit. Make every school lunch. Carry every bag. Buy every toy and open it up for them. Bake every cake. ETc – do everything, even when they are adults, keep on doin it.
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