Tag Archives: Rules

5 Silly Songs We Sing That Enforce Our Family Rules.

Every family has it’s own weird little quirks… In our family we tend to sing silly songs about family rules…Or whatever really! Just today my husband was telling me about a song that he and the boys made up in the car on their way back from a haircut. It goes a little something like this… SIR is a pie,… Read more »

Teaching My Children What It Means To Be A Good Sportsman

Our sons have just started their first Football season. And we have thoroughly enjoyed watching them learn this new and foreign game. To be honest, I still have no clue how it works… but at least dad is there to give some “rules-of-the-game” support. They’ve had a pretty good season so far, having won every game except the most recent… Read more »

Sometimes the answer will just be NO.

The challenge of raising children in this day and age is fraught with tension between intention and pretension. There is a constant tug-of-war between doing what you think is right (intention), and doing what you think other parents believe is right (pretension). It’s a game of: “Should I … shouldn’t I?” We carry an invisible burden of guilt, because we… Read more »