Coming from nearly seven years experience as a full time stay-at-home parent, one thing I would say is that, like most things in life, parenting is as hard or as easy as you make it. I have five children ranging from a ten year old down to 15 month twins, and while my days are pretty full on, I would never say it is hard. I enjoy it too much to…[Read more]
Putting aside the cost discussion as I agree that it will be a struggle if not impossible for some families.
However, as for the necessity of technology, IMHO it is only going to get more important, I work in a restaurant and even our waiters and waitresses are required to use various technologies to complete their jobs.
I’m sure we can all a…
Simon replied to the topic We've been asked to contribute £30 towards our class teachers EOY present!!! in the forum Education 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Nope, nope, nope. I wouldn’t ever go in for a group gift anyway. Something homemade and meaningful from my child is far more appropriate.
They have to ask, there are various ways they do it, in my local health authority they have packs of red sticky dots in the female toilets so when the lady goes to produce her urine sample they can stick a dot on the tube if they want someone to approach them discretely about abuse.
While in the normal course of things I would agree that male…[Read more]