Category Archives: School

First Year of High School – A Survival Guide for Parents

Are you taking a deep breath? Are you feeling like you and your kid are about to step onto a roller coaster into the great unknown? Hell yes, oh my word, you are in for a ride. A wild, hilarious, … Continue reading

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Kids starting school? Here’s the Low-Down on School Mums!

* This one’s for the ladies – School Dads are a different kettle of fish all together *  “So I was watching this show, and there’s this psychologist – no psychiatrist -,” “Or clairvoyant, whatever,” I interject. We all laugh.  It’s … Continue reading

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Making a mess and finding a way back – A reflection on parenting

There’s this moment where I’m standing in Hiccup’s* classroom and a part of me suddenly wakes up and says “Tiff, you’ve got to go”. Something’s gone wrong. Something’s going wrong. It’s been a long, hard morning, a battle of wills, … Continue reading

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