Category Archives: development

Whipping it out

AJ has potty trained since Christmas. I.e. for 2 months, he’s 2 and a half years old. To my knowledge he’s always practiced peeing sitting down. Last week we were out and about in a playground and he needed to … Continue reading

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bye bye 2016

So here it is, 2017. Last year was phenomenal for many reasons including Brexit and Trump winning in the US. But 2016 finished on a high for us too. Lolo started rugby and ballet last September. She’s doing well and … Continue reading

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3y5m: Nothing to do in cold weather!

Last weekend I really felt the cold. And it was a Saturday. We were home and tired, thinking we’d have a chilled day. But, with it being cold, it was doubtful we’d go anywhere fun outside like the park. I … Continue reading

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3y5m: oh button button, who’s got the button

I spend ages trying to teach my kids stuff. Some I know they’ll eventually learn on their own, but most stuff i like to give them the opportunity to learn by me showing them. Having learned they can often do … Continue reading

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1y4m & 3y5m: getting ready in the mornings

I remember when Lolo was little. The thought of needing to sort her out singlehandedly in the mornings before work, filled me w dread. How the hell are you supposed to get out on time? How are you supposed to … 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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1y4m: From sac to duvette!

Who really knows when it’s the right time to do certain things with your kids. AJ’s been drinking Actimel out of the pots on his own without spilling for the last month, but I know much older kids that still … Continue reading

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