I did it, I’ve lived through parenting a teenager and I’m still live and kicking…just! He’s 20 now, we’re through the worst and here I’ve grouped the posts that I wrote along the way. Most are tongue in cheek as you’ll know if you’ve read any of my posts in the past I don’t take … More I Survived Parenting A Teenage Boy
Ah teenage boys they really are something else aren’t they? Here’s my A-Z of them, written with the help of the lovely Tracey from Hooks and Dragons. A. Is for Are you really ready for this? Read this if you want to find out! B. Is for BAE (Before Anyone Else) Oh how I hate … More The A-Z Of Teenage Boys
It’s a phonecall you hate getting, next to Unknown number, seeing the school’s number on your phone screen is terror inducing. All sorts goes through your mind. What’s happened? Who’s hurt? What have they done? I’ve had various phonecalls in my time and inspired by a conversation with an old friend (who sadly I don’t … More The School’s Calling
Right now you may have little ones and be experiencing 5.30a.m morning wake ups and sit there wishing they ‘would just stay in bed and give you a lie in’. STOP. Karma will come around and kick you right up the bum when they turn into a teenager and you can’t get the sod out … More Getting A Teen Out Of Bed
One day just when you think you have this parenting thing cracked, they’ll go to bed and wake up a totally different kid. You’ll wonder what on earth happened whilst drowning your sorrows in gin. Here are my tips to get you ready for having a teen boy. It isn’t serious I’m just as blimmin’ … More Tips To Get You Ready For Having A Teenage Boy
Parenting a teen can be really hard, I mean REALLY damn hard. But obviously it can also be good too. The good far outweighs the bad (doesn’t feel like it sometimes,I know) but in those (rare) moments where their face lights up in a smile you know your sweet kid is still in there somewhere. … More Parenting a Teen – Seriously Awkward?
Who’s tougher a 16 year old or 3 year old? I have both and they are different in some ways but both are very testing.Thankfully my 6 year old is very well behaved and mild mannered (as was my teen until he hit 14) and my girl is something else entirely! There are times when they … More 3 going on 13!
Having had a drunk and obnoxious 16 year old turn up on the weekend at 2am spouting such crap as “I’m 16 now I can look after myself”, never mind the fact you’ve been pacing the house for hours panicking while they’re “only having a laugh with the boys.” Then you have to spend the … More Sorry Mum (For my teenage years)
So,linking up with A Dirty Nappy in a linky to make a friend laugh who’s just had baby number 2!Congrats by the way.Now say goodbye to sleep,hairbrushing and grown up TV programmes! When I had my first I said i’d never do it again.I lied.16 years later I now have 3. I also have mountain-sized bags … More Triple Trouble!
Having seen my eldest go through the heartache that is being dumped for the first time, I can honestly say I REALLY don’t miss my teens! Yes, I had some great times, some really good giggles with the girls watching horror films that scared the shite out of me – those frigging Children of the … More Teenage Heartbreak