New age parenting?

I read a blog post on WordPress’ Freshly Pressed today that got me thinking about my parenting style.  In her post, Stephanie at Momma Be Thy Name says Parenting standards have obviously changed over the years (and most for good reason), but here’s why I say our parents rocked. She goes on to list a…

Much ado about bacon

I follow Word Press’ Post a Day on twitter. Today’s suggestion was to write something about bacon. Hmmm. Do I write about my reaction to Jamie Oliver’s pig show? Undertake to go to the Royal Easter Show next week and look at pigs? Post my favourite recipes using bacon perhaps? It came to me in a…

Staying in touch with my teenagers

This post is inspired by a number of things. Partly a great blog post I picked up on WordPress’ freshly pressed page about being facebook friends with your parents, partly this cartoon from Unshelved and partly some stuff going on at the moment with my own kids. It’s a fine line we parents of teenagers walk,…