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I have never loved washing burnt pots and I am not ashamed to admit. I have also noticed my daughter does not like washing them either. In her words, “mummy”, this soggy rice can make one puke”.My response – “that is just food soaked with water, mbok wash it”. I am happy that I am the chief supervisor and not the other way round. I for hear ‘wee’. Recently, I made this same confession of my aversion for washing dirty…

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GUEST POST – Kids are like dogs, Teens are like cats

“I just realized that while children are dogs—loyal and affectionate—teenagers are cats. It’s so easy to be a dog owner. You feed it, train it, boss it around.  It puts its head on your knee and gazes at you as if you were a Rembrandt painting. It bounds indoors with enthusiasm when you call it. Then, around age 13, your adoring puppy turns into a big old cat. When you tell it to come inside, it looks amazed, as if…

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