Milestones that gave me anxiety as a parent: Potty TrainingLosing NaptimeSolo TripsTantrums In Public Milestones that the very thought of would give me nightmares. Giving up the Dummy I can't have been alone with that fear. I understand some babies don't want a dummy, some only want it every now and then, but some others … Continue reading Dummy Diaries
I’ve been a parent for all of twenty-three months, so I don’t ever profess to being a pro in this business. Who is? Parenting is all down to experience. My daughter could be fifteen years old and I still wouldn’t think I was a professional. I think we look to anyone with a child older … Continue reading It’s All About You..!
If Fawlty Towers was remade, I imagine that very famous line would no longer be considered funny. We can talk about the war now. We can talk about anything now. Well… unless you’re talking about a TV show you love that someone else doesn’t. I’m noticing a lot of TV shaming going on lately and … Continue reading ‘Whatever you do… don’t mention the war!’
As much as I love this song by Bruno Mars, I don’t agree with it. I actually don’t want to be a millionaire. Why would I? Buy all the things I never had? – like what exactly? A size 10 body and feminine feet? Be on the cover of Forbes magazine? – why? So I … Continue reading ‘I wanna be a millionaire, so freakin’ bad’ – or do I?
At what point can a toddler see someone yawn and have to yawn in return? (photo credit - my kitty, Cleo, mid yawn, ha!) Yawns are infectious. There is no denying that you cannot see, hear or even think about yawning with out yawning back. (Have you yawned yet reading this? – if so, you … Continue reading Yawn, baby, yawn…
Six months ago, in the midst of new-mum-hood, I was in a pit of despair. Why had I done this? What does it want from me? Was it too late to send it back (not necessarily the way it came)? This tiny creature was so vulnerable and dependent on me who needed to keep it … Continue reading Where Is The Love?
One thing I have come to realise in my adult life is that pregnancy is such a blessing. It is not guaranteed that a woman will fall pregnant just because she has all the correct parts/organs to do so. Watching repeat episodes of The Jeremy Kyle Show or even walking around the town centre and … Continue reading It Will All Be Worth It