Category Archives: toddler

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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2y8m & 7m: The ‘Should’s of motherhood

Motherhood is fraught, for me, with a lot of ‘should’s. I should have a tidy house most of the time, shouldn’t I? I should cook my kids 3 healthy meals a day. The hoovering and dishes should be done regularly … 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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2.5y: Lucky us

Hubby told me in confidence the other day, ‘you know when we were having that ‘heated’ debate?’ I nodded. I was ratty and tired that day. Hubby had Lolo up on the stool at the kitchen counter. ‘Well she found … Continue reading

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2y 7m: Little cups of genius

Yesterday, Lolo was playing in the bath. She has a container at the end of the bath which holds all her toys, it’s shaped like the head of a shark, with gills at the side and holes at the bottom … Continue reading

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2y 7m: In order of Priority

I think I find it interesting to see a toddler solve an order of priority puzzle, specifically because so many adults struggle to do this. We all fall foul of trying to do everything at the same time. And actually … Continue reading

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12 weeks: Our first trip as a 4 a.k.a. the art of timings

This weekend we went to see friends near Trowbridge – near Bath. All 4 of us. It is the first time we have all travelled together. I think with Lolo we went to a wedding after the first 3 weeks. … Continue reading

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