Teaching children to share is difficult and different tactics are required depending on the child’s age. How do you avoid the embarrassment of a child who refuses to share his toys with visiting children? Continue reading
About two years ago, while at the free playgym at Chermside Westfield, my child was being gouged by another little boy. I immediately addressed the little gouger and told him in no uncertain terms to take his hands off my child. Continue reading
Have you ever wanted to go away for a weekend but baulked at the idea of taking your toddler or infant child? Me too. Until last Thursday, that is.* Continue reading
It is almost impossible to believe that a woman in Victoria has given birth at 54. As I mentioned in an earlier blog, even though it’s medically possible, the physical limitations of your body at 50 years old are natural barriers to effectively parenting young children.
I’m 34 and am exhausted at the end of a busy day running around after my three kids (all still under 3 years of age). Is it selfish to parent when you’re a pensioner?
Young children should not watch television. At all. It’s not called the idiot box for nothing.
However… Continue reading
On a daily basis I struggle with the decision of whether to get a bit of housework done and fob my kids off for another hour under the watchful eye of the television or play with them and enjoy the adorable age they are. Continue reading
My decision to wait to have children has cost me a child. It’s a decision I regret wholeheartedly. Continue reading