Excuses excuses

Tiredness is no excuse for selfishness and sinfulness. Just yesterday I wondering how much to correct and discipline my whiny, disobedient, unhappy child – given that I knew that she was over-tired, still recovering from a cold, and had suffered a nasty bump to the head which I suspected had given her a headache. Given …

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Of course, it’s already broken

Amidst the pages of adverts for kiddo gadgets and gizmos in my parenting magazines, I came across an article yesterday which was well-written and surprisingly thought-provoking. The author was discussing the chaos that comes with children (and their toys which come in many lose-able pieces), and confessing her OCD-must-clean-now tendencies. Her suggestion: maybe the answer …

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