Last night introduced me to a new level of parenting. At about 12.30pm hubby and I were awoken by missy crying. Hubby got up as I snuggled back in to bed, ready to drop off as he took the first of the night wakings (usually a unicorn, but this week it has been a regular occurrence). However, … More Working from home with a two-year-old
OK, dear readers. I have something to tell you. I have two days to myself. I kid you not. For two whole nights hubby has taken little miss, along with the in-laws, away to the beach. It is the first time since missy was born that I have been in the house overnight alone. I’ve … More What do you do with two days to yourself?
Well, dear readers. It has been a while. More than a month! That may be a record. Life has been busy. In the last month we have had family over from overseas, I have started a new job, we have dealt with dreadful germs infiltrating the bodies of both me and my husband (we had … More The Peppa Pig experience
Sigh. Not all days are easy, are they? I haven’t yet found a parent who has said that every day of being a parent is fabulous. Sure, being a parent is pretty great. Seeing their little faces look up at you, watching them learn new things each day, seeing the thrill that a scoop of … More Today I was a bad mum
A bit of a delay in posting this one. I think part of the reason is I was hoping to report some sort of miraculous turnaround. Anyway, before I get to that … Related: Day one of potty training Day three started off well enough considering the take up in the first two days. Missy once … More The 3-day potty training challenge – day 3
Ah, wine. It’s wonderful, isn’t it? Honestly, I don’t think I could survive being a parent without it. Today, day two of our attempt to potty train in 72 hours, was another doozy. We started the day off in fine form with a sleep in – I figured this was promising for a mood conducive … More The 3-day potty training challenge – day 2
Some think I’m crazy attempting to toilet train my daughter before she turns two next week. Maybe I am. However, allow me to elaborate on why. There are two reasons: At just 18 months of age I had her going to the toilet four to six times a day without an issue – number twos were never a feature I … More The 3-day potty training challenge – day 1