Mental Well-being is more important than anything.

Home Education, or Home Schooling, as it's more commonly known has never really been on my radar. I did once toy with the idea of it when my son was being bullied at Primary School, and if I'd known then what I know now, I probably would have made this decision a lot sooner. Around... Continue Reading →

How to survive your child’s teenage years…

    A teenager's mind is somewhere best left alone. It's not working properly anyway and it's all confused and back to front. Everything you have ever taught your child will be forgotten, I'm hoping they store this information ready to use again once they hit their 20's... Things like Talking Eating with your mouth... Continue Reading →

Things I Wish I’d Known When I was 16

    I have had discussions with my son in the past about things that he wasn't allowed to do. Whether that be playing further away from the house when he was little, staying up late, drinking fizzy drinks or eating sweets that will eventually rot his teeth.  At first, when he was little, he... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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.... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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