My two youngest children, Richard and Claire practically had their lunch in a rush. They cleared up where they’d eaten, washed their hands and went right back to their laptops to continue with their games. My daughter, Claire quickly informed her brother that she wanted to play another game but her brother convinced her otherwise…. [Read More]
"Kidspiration" focuses on the lessons that my kids have taught me. Here's a testament to the fact that if we are willing, we can learn from anyone.
I am often intrigued by the amazing things kids say and do. They are such a wonder, don’t you agree? My kids have been spending a lot more time on their computers. Besides the time spent on their online schooling and turning in their assignments, my older son has been preoccupied with teaching his younger… [Read More]
One day, two of my kids got into a squabble. I reckoned it was the usual stuff; siblings fight over the darnest things! On and on they both went. At first, I wanted to interfere and possibly settle the ‘quanta’ but I just let them be jare. As they argued, one yelled at the other?… [Read More]
Mealtimes have increasingly become a task for several reasons. The unavailability of a wide range of foodstuff/groceries, funds and time, attempt to offer some explanation for this. Coupled with the fact that I have a unique team of picky eaters. Thankfully, they’ve gotten better over the years but there is so much more room for… [Read More]
My youngest son Richard used the visitor’s bathroom. When he was through, he flushed, washed his hands and was about to leave when he noticed that the reservoir of water was almost finished. He turned on the tap and began to refill it. I wondered why he was taking so long in the washroom and… [Read More]
I am so certain that I must have watched tens of thousands of all sorts of cartoons with my kids over the years. A few of those times, I lazily glanced at the screen; absent minded as though I had no choice in the matter. At other times, I fully participated; observing and unabashedly enjoying… [Read More]