My son, gaming and the eBay phase
Apr20

My son, gaming and the eBay phase

Nowhere in the parenting books does it say that, between the ages of 15 and 18, boys will go through the ‘eBay phase’. This is something my eldest went through and now my younger son is going through it too. From talking to other parents, it seems it is very common among teenage boys. It starts off small – maybe they are decluttering and decide to get rid of some old toys to make a few quid. Or maybe they want a new...

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Iss me – MARIO!
Sep02

Iss me – MARIO!

My younger son is semi-addicted to games. I’m not proud of it, I don’t actively encourage it, it’s just the way it is. Over the past year or so he’s been addicted to about three different Mario games on the Wii, plus Animal Crossing on the Wii, Club Penguin, Angry Birds and Star Wars Lego on the DS. There was even a day or two when he was addicted to the most basic LCD Connect Four game possible. There’s...

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