Knock knock! Who’s there? Oh hello terrible twos, what’s that? You’ve officially entered my house, well, I’d like you to go please. No, it’s definitely not rude if you leave early, it would honestly be very welcome indeed and no need to call back. That’s it, just shut the door behind you on the way… Continue reading Note to self: Carry a cow
Last night my toddler threw up in my mouth. Like actual vomit, right in my mouth. I tasted it. Hell, I think I even swallowed it. According to my husband though it smelt nice; like strawberries. Well, I can 100% assure you it did not taste “nice; like strawberries”, it tasted like real person’s very real sick, right… Continue reading It’s nice; like strawberries
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 stomach 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… Continue reading Guilty as charged
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… Continue reading Nature’s fun-filled games – you’re completely mad!
I love homemade toys, but, and I’m being brutally honest here, nap times are often too short or filled with chores to thoroughly enjoy making and, goodness me, but when 7pm arrives, well, I’m just a little bit too zonked and in need of wine and a tv series to even think about being creative. Don’t… Continue reading What’s in the box?
I did, I did, I really made a sandpit! The sun was shining, the tuff tray was being used for paints and yet we wanted to make sand castles and feel those grains run through our little, and not so little, fingers. So, during nap time (thank goodness for nap time!) I had a rummage in… Continue reading Today I made a sandpit!