Three kids and a single mum
It's a sight to make every mother's heart sink: your child, curled up with her headphones on, watching YouTube on a mobile phone. It gets worse. Your child has already spent most of the afternoon hooked up to Netflix and has evidently forgotten about her school exams next week.
|Quiet One: lost in blah-blah land|
Finally, I raise my voice. "Shouldn't you be doing some revision?" I shout.
The earphones are pushed back a smidgeon and she looks up at me with an indignant frown. Then she humphs and slides off the chair.