Disciplining teenagers. Am I The Evil Stepmother?

Disciplining teenagers. Am I The Evil Stepmother?

Being a step mum; the fine line between disciplining teenagers and being an evil stepmum Disciplining children  and especially teenagers can be a tough call. It becomes even harder when there are step children involved. As a stepmum, I have struggled with this and by the time I figured out how to strike a balance between disciplining with love and being dubbed the evil stepmother, I had gone through quite the motions. When I came into Mike’s life,…

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MODERN PARENTING

MODERN PARENTING

I don’t get cricket. I don’t know the first thing about cricket. I wouldn’t know a cricket ball if it hit me in the face. And I definitely don’t think watching cricket is my idea of a fun time. But cricket is the reason I’ve decided not to have another kid, after Shawn. Well, one of the things anyway. Shawn, my seven-year-old, is playing cricket this school term. Every term they have a different sport. Last term it…

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SOCIAL MEDIA: BLESSING or CURSE?

SOCIAL MEDIA: BLESSING or CURSE?

Happy 1st of April everyone! You will agree with me that this year is flying by so fast, right? I have been meaning to share about the blessing and the curse that is social media for a very long time. Last week I finally decided to sit down and film a video sharing my experience, as a what I like to call ‘oldie’ in the social media space. I come from an older generation and therefore my experiences…

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LIFE.

LIFE.

We have all been there. Compared ourselves to the next person, wished we had what they have. Felt far behind. They drive and we don’t. They are married but we have been single for the last 3 years. We have felt unattractive, undeserving of love and unsuccessful. It all started with a thought. A thought in our minds. No one necessarily told us these things. We are our own worst enemies it is said. We have believed that…

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Respect The Help!

Respect The Help!

Money isn’t everything. Money can’t come and work for you. Human relationships are more important. We were made for human connections, you know. That’s what our children need to learn. Today money is here. Tomorrow it’s somewhere else. So what do you do when you don’t have anyone? Money can be a safety net for only so long before you realize you never made solid friendships with the people around you. Maybe you were too busy chasing after…

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