Category: How (Not) To Kill Your Teenager

Our ‘Sofa’ Saturday…

  Here we are again with our Sofa Saturday…although this time we weren’t on a sofa, but it was Saturday! So there’s something 🙂 Enjoy!   Don’t ever let anyone make you think you’re not good enough.  Follow your dreams right now! Don’t wait until tomorrow,  next week, next year. Stop planning, start doing 🙂

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Meet my teenager…

  Spending time with my son was never a difficult concept until he started secondary school. It has become increasingly more difficult to find things that we’ll both enjoy, the gap between us was starting to get increasingly bigger. This is understandable, I get it. I’d happily sit and build Lego models or do some

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My teenager and money

A few days ago I posted about my son and his financial knowledge. I included a diagram of my bank account activity and promised to enlighten you all with a follow-up regarding his insight and opinion… First and foremost I managed to coax him out of his room with promises of hot chocolate and pieces of

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Does your teenager know the real value of money?

I spoke to my 13-year-old son the other day about learning the value of money. My Dad used to say this to me when I was younger every time I asked for some money for the shop and I always thought “Well, I know the value of money” whilst looking down in to my hand.

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Parental Woes

I’ve not given you the attention you deserve, the undivided acknowledgement that I should have bestowed upon your every waking hour. You have surely deserved better, I know you have. It hurts me deep inside, it’s a gut wrenching guilt that breaks me from inside. Is this how all parents feel? Or have I genuinely

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Happy Birthday Mr Pants!

My son is officially a teenager! Or at least he will be at 2:32am. I have a teenage son. It’s quite unbelievable. We’ve been witness to the mood swings and general grumpy-teenage-horribleness for a fair few months now so we can’t wait for it to get in to full swing! Well to commemorate his birthday

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