Category Archives: Childcare

Mild success

AJ recognised the painting as daddy. It’s not finished but at least it seems to be moving in the right direction. Apparently he looks a bit evil and ill… and like Freddy Mercury. Ahahahahaha

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What Mum did next

So imagine this. The day before I made bold moves to do some of the things I loved. I ate some great food, looked up some art, saw my daughter in her first ever play, downloaded some music, went out … Continue reading

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1y4m: Hitting

We’re having a tricky time. AJ is hitting at the child minder’s. He is 1 year and 4 months. He does not learn to hit at home from any of us. No one at the child minder’s hits. I wonder … Continue reading

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My Last Day Of Mat Leave

You may have read yesterday’s post. My last day of mat leave was a sad affair. But as if to prove a point that I was making a mistake going back to work – the kids were fantastic! AJ woke … Continue reading

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The Mat-Leave-Mourn

It was a sombre day yesterday. Literally a bit like a funeral. Highly emotional, all just a bit… sad. Constantly on the brink of a tear. As if to underline the mood, the heavens opened up and we had rain … Continue reading

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9.5 months: Wave if you’re…

AJs been doing lots recently. So proud of him. This week he started waving. A very deliberate wave, twisting his hand at the wrist like the Queen. It fills me with an unusually large amount of glee. The crawling is … Continue reading

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Rub a dub dub

There were two in the tub. I had forgotten when we started letting Lolo bathe on her own. I was trying to remember as I was trying to figure out when we’d be able to put Lolo and AJ in … Continue reading

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2 kids & the Natural History Museum

So I’ve kind of decided that I need to do a bit more stuff with the kids. There are two now, one is 7 months old with a calm temperament (AJ) and the other is 2 and a half and … Continue reading

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2 Years & 3 months: Negotiation and Patience

I think a lot of us would agree that babies/toddlers, understand a lot more than they can verbalize articulately. Much like Lolo’s waking’s in the middle of the night (conversation: Mummy: ‘why do you get up in the middle of … Continue reading

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The first 8 weeks of Number 2

This aims to capture a few developments and thoughts around these first 8 weeks of AJ’s life. Lolo’s been doing brilliantly with him so far. So proud of her, kissing AJ and being super gentle with him. She sat on … Continue reading

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