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?
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… Continue reading Just eat it. Please. You can have some yoghurt later…
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!