Navigating Mobile Phone Plans With Teenagers

This post is sponsored by amaysim   Riley had been asking for a mobile phone for at least the latter half of last year. We heard all the typical pleas for getting one, including the evergreen ‘Everyone else has one except me’, which I also used to throw around as a teenager. But Adam and…

A Very Important Smile

This post is sponsored by Philips I’ll never forget the afternoon Riley walked out of class after the home bell and complained that his tooth was hurting. He is rarely sick and has a reasonable tolerance to pain, so you can imagine my terrible, sinking feeling when he pulled back his lip to reveal one…

A (Belated) Best of 2018 Digest

Part of me wonders at the use of writing this post midway through the first month of a new year (I have a little voice singing the line ‘The past is in the paaaaaast!’ from ‘Let it go’ as I type). But I’m going to ignore it because I believe in the merit and value…