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The contract

by mott on July 18, 2015

I’m preparing a contract with my soon to be 10 year old. He doesn’t know of this contract, but he will soon. The rite of passage according to my Sister in Law, is that whenever any of her nephews reach the double digits, they get an iPod.

This creates a whole plethora of problems for me. One of which, the usage of this said iPod. Unfortunately, the soon to be 10 year old, just knows how to get away with plenty of things. Being a mother, I’m suss to all of this, and this just irritates me to bits! Why can’t he just be naive and innocent and not know how to cheat his mother?

Of course, what a stupid thing to ask! Anyway, this contract will include the following :

1) No iPod in bedroom, at night – yes, because you were caught many times, with a device under your pillow

2) Restricted usage times – yes, because when you come down for breakkie, you head straight to a device in the pretense of checking the weather.

3) No foul language in emails/texting/etc- NO MATTER WHAT

4) No inappropriate websites – that will be restricted via settings.

5) No Cyber bullying – just don’t think you can troll anyone

6) 100% respect and know that you have a choice to every action, but you have no choice when it comes to consequences.

7) Never ever EVER change your password. I will disable every single thing.

I think that kinda covers it?

Sigh.

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Dual personalities

by mott on July 18, 2015

Recently I read somewhere about dual identities… which basically means dual personalities? I think everyone has more than one personality or identity or at least a different facade in different circumstances. Within a certain circle of of friends, one can find oneself to be demure and quiet. But with another, extremely boisterous and comical. I mean, somehow it is circumvented by the friends we keep..and I’m supposing the different brain wavelengths within that group.

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