Channel your Liam Neeson and give your kids a reality check "Taken" style

September 27, 2016

I’m fast asleep and I’m dreaming about a time when I walk through my house and into the kitchen and there’s not a dish in sight.   And, I haven’t had to step over one of the many obstacles that have been left in my path as I navigate the treacherous path to the sink, nearly breaking my neck tripping on a displaced shoe, slipping on someone’s homework, […]

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September 20, 2016

This photo came through in my Facebook feed the other day and I felt compelled to share it. Well not just share it, but write something about it too. This teen’s name is Addison Quinn and his mum, Lisa, posted the attached to help her son find casual employment. As I read (and was admittedly […]

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Take It or Leave It

September 14, 2016

There’s been a big climate change taking place in our house recently.  The weather system of “here are all the dinner options” and “oh, you don’t want this I’ll make something else”… has changed to that of “take it or leave it”. I am a full time working parent and a full time stay at […]

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And now the the flip side…teens opting out of social media

September 5, 2016

Having just reflected on the pitfalls of screen addiction, it was refreshing to come across the following article in The Wall Street Journal, written by Christine Rosen, entitled Teens Who Say No to Social Media.Who’d have thought? Yes, apparently there a small number of teens out there (only 8% actually) who would rather talk to their […]

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