Tag Archives: Parenting

Boys Will Be Boys

After something got broken, I had a very serious talk to Longshanks and Rich Tea Boy.  It went something like this: “Boys!  Now that you are all arms and legs you are too big to be wrestling with each other.  … Continue reading

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The Birds and the Bees

Yesterday, we took the children to an aviary. Miss Puddleduck was most intrigued by the fledglings. Last week, I took the three older ones to an apiary, with some other homeschooled children. This trip prompted a comment from Son No. … Continue reading

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I Love the Logic

We were in the car travelling home with my two beautiful daughters.  The older one upset the younger one by simply taking hold of an object the younger wanted. Younger daughter wound up the whine, with a melodic rise and … Continue reading

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I don’t know what to call this post!

Tim teaches the boys how to use Pro-Tools on the computer and I overhear son no. 2. come to him for advice, “Dad, you know that thing on the side of the music thing…?” I pack out laughing at the … Continue reading

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Dress Sense of Humour

As we are on the brow of descent from Autumn to Winter, I thought it was foolish our little one was putting some shorts on, the other morning.  In true mother fashion, I told her so. “Umm…I don’t think today … Continue reading

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What to Do in a Half-Hour Break Time?

No 1: No 2. No 3. No 4. I’m glad it’s such a beautiful day so the children can enjoy the outdoors, this afternoon, when their friends come to play.

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