communication, Erin Brokovich, family conflict, money, Scrooge McDuck, sisters

"Sell me Your Bed"

Big Son: "Hi Bella, can I have a hug?"4yr old Bella: "No."Big Son: "Pleease?"Bella: "Give me fifty cents and I hug you."Big Son ( aghast): "What!?"I am somewhat troubled by my 4yr old's willingness to exchange affection for cash...BUT I am impressed with her entrepeneurial spirit. It got me thinking about a similar little girl… Continue reading "Sell me Your Bed"

children, money, samoa, stealing, teaching children, westpac bank

My son is a stealer.

My son is a stealer. My seven year old son is a stealer. A sticky-fingered thief. A robber. A taker of money that doesnt belong to him. And I've never had a son who's a stealer before. And I missed that chapter in the childrearing manual - the chapter with the heading 'How to raise… Continue reading My son is a stealer.