Guilty as charged

Sam plays beautifully on his own. He pushes his cars, trolley, chairs, the dog, toot toots with his trains and repeatedly punches his baby in the stomch so that he can hear it shout Mama, Papa and cry, and has a lovely time doing so. Cue bout of maternal guilt: is it right that I … More Guilty as charged

Nature’s fun-filled games – you’re completely mad!

I’m often stopped in the park by a range of strangers who’ll say I’m “brave” or “completely mad” because of what I’ll allow Sam to do. I don’t mean behaviour-wise, although of course there are times when a tantrum comes out of nowhere and to be fair, on those occasions, I probably do look a bit like a … More Nature’s fun-filled games – you’re completely mad!

Just eat it. Please. You can have some yoghurt later…

My child won’t eat my food, and apparently, well, according to Google, I’m not alone, and unfortunately, also according to Google, there’s not really much I can do about it; it’s a “phase”. Well ain’t that just dandy? I love food, like really love food! You know that good, wholesome, home-cooked, incredibly scrummy food that’s not … More Just eat it. Please. You can have some yoghurt later…