I’m pretty much over people judging me for not having all my s#!t together, my kids come as they are.
To be the Gatekeeper is an important role, bigger than you and me, are you up to it?
Getting the kids to sleep can take some time, after all the correct protocols must be observed.
See through the crying and you will discover what they truly want.
Havoc ensues when kids are around.
Do you trade in money or prizes, toys or lollies, or are you more of a goodwill kind of guy? Whatever the case is you will need a currency as the kids get older, something that you can reward them with or furthermore bribe them with. One thing that I’ve learnt over the years is…
Whatever you do don’t underestimate the value or usefulness of a frozen meal, be it: pizza or nugget, dumpling or kiev. Having one of these easy to prepare meal substitutes in the freezer is a bonafide lifesaver when it comes to the clumsiness and sheer incompetence of the human brain. Sure they’re usually junk food…