We need to talk about sleep, yours and your toddlers. I’m knackered, absolutely knackered because… drumroll here please people… my 2.5 year old toddler doesn’t sleep through the night and I can’t seem to fix it. She used to, she was a very good baby and used to go to bed with no problem and… Continue reading My 2.5 year old doesn’t sleep through the night.
Up until recently I was a helicopter mum. Well, I suppose I still am to a certain extent but recently I feel like I have really made some progress in loosening those apron strings a little. We went to a local softplay the other day and for the first time ever, I let her go. I didn’t put… Continue reading Helicopter Mum.
We have a notoriously picky eater. She goes through phases of only eating beige food and it is exasperating. I have done what I consider to be a ton of research online about her eating and I have been handling the problem the way I see as correctly. My husband disagrees. Her eating hasn’t really improved… Continue reading Mum Vs. Dad – Mealtime Battles.
Isabelle is 2 and a half now, it’s probably about time, right? I made a half hearted attempt a few months ago, which resulted in a defiant toddler refusing to sit on the potty and me cleaning up wee every few minutes and gave up. Then my friend who has a daughter the same age… Continue reading Potty Training. Will we ever leave the house again?
I’m grumpy. Gilmore girls is on, it is 9.24pm on a Tuesday night and Isabelle has only just gone to sleep. The evenings are supposed to be mine dammit. Ugh. So I interviewed for a job on Friday. It was a full time job, which I wasn’t really sure about. The job itself looked great,… Continue reading Disappointment & Relief.
I haven’t been very active on my blog recently, which is a bit silly considering how much in its infancy it is. The thing is, things have been a bit crazy and I just had to put blogging on the backburner. But whilst we are still in the choppy waters, calm seas are hopefully ahead. We… Continue reading Standing still on a roundabout.
Next week my baby turns 2. I cannot even explain how quickly that time has gone. I think the last few months have been possibly the hardest since she was born, but equally the most incredible to watch. I can actually have a conversation with her now, a full chat. She asks questions, she answers… Continue reading Tears in Sainsburys.
We went out for lunch today and as we left the restaurant (Beefeater in case you were wondering), I said to Joe ‘I really hope we remember in ten years time all these hilarious little things Isabelle does’. I already feel like I have forgotten somethings, especially from when she was tiny. She used to… Continue reading I hope we remember.
Whenever my kid is having a particularly ‘difficult’ week, I make muffins. Depending on who is grumpier I make either savoury or sweet. This week, I was grumpy and so chocolate peanut butter muffins it was. There are 2 whole bananas in these and they are not too bad in terms of ingredients either so… Continue reading Tricking a fussy toddler: The Muffin.
How do you deal with frustration? I am definitely doing it wrong. Take yesterday for example, Isabelle fell asleep in the car for about ten seconds as we were on our way home from getting Joe’s hair cut (don’t ask why we all went, we just always do). Naturally, as it was nap time and… Continue reading Frustration.