Kid n’ Cars: Picking a good used car

Kid n’ Cars: Picking a good used car

Did my last post convince you to consider buying your kids a car?  Awesome! With all the crazy things people do the their cars, it’s tough to find a good one.  So, here are a few things to think about when going car shopping. Something reasonable Don’t get your 6ft

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The First Boyfriend and the Art of Subtle Supervision

The first boyfriend: not among my favourite things. He is about as welcome as aphids on roses, and fleas on kittens; copper kettle build up, and wet woolen mittens. You see, in the back of my mind stills lingers an image of my 15 year old, secretly playing with Barbies,

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Kid n’ Cars: You’re Crazy NOT to buy ’em one

Kid n’ Cars: You’re Crazy NOT to buy ’em one

Wait!  What?!?! I’m not buying my kid a car! First of all, I don’t have the money.  Second of all… I’ve heard all the excuses.  It’s OK, I’ll wait. Done?  Good, so let’s get started! When I say you’d be crazy not to buy you’re kid a car, I’m not

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Kids n’ Cars : Learning to Drive

Kids n’ Cars : Learning to Drive

Does the thought of your son or daughter behind the wheel conjure up images of knuckles white from gripping the ‘Oh crap’ handle and thoughts of how to add a brake to the passenger side?  Fear not!  Most cars don’t have ‘Oh crap’ handles these days, anyway. Driving is a

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Blast from the past

Blast from the past   As I looked at my teenage daughter, with a mix of despair and pride, I quickly realised she is a lot like I was as a teenager. Except she has the confidence to be in your face about who she is and how she is.

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