Monthly Archives: September 2008

Beachwatch 2008 – almost

What a great weekend activity, I think, still labouring under the delusion that my children are happy to go along with my idea of a good, family day out. So I suggest it, without thinking carefully how to lead them … Continue reading

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Screen Capture

Of course we limit their screen time, and of course they do everything they can to get around the rules. “Dad, Mum says I can watch telly,” they whine, when I’ve said they can’t but am still at work so … Continue reading

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Aim, Method, Results, Conclusion

Science kits – don’t you just hate them. Ben was given one for Christmas/Birthday at least 8 months ago, and I thought I’d managed to hide it somewhere he’d never find it. But I’d forgotten that this is the child … Continue reading

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Is it Worth it?

My little boy – well, he’s 9 now – asked me a question at bedtime tonight. “Mu-um.” “Ye-es.” “Can you change your job?” Uncertain silence from me. Then the question to which I do not want to hear the answer. … Continue reading

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