I’m used to the occasional call up at bedtime, different days and different reasons why Pops isn’t ready to go to sleep. If you’re a parent I’m sure you can relate? If you’re little one goes up to bed and straight to sleep I’m happy for you… BUT… Here are the 20 reasons that… Continue reading 20 reasons my 3 year old couldn’t go to sleep… in ONE night.
You will feel your not doing a good job at some point. BUT YOU ARE! Is that snack healthy enough? Breast or Bottle? Do we have the TV on too much? You will question everything you do for your little one and thats okay, just make sure its what right for you. If your child… Continue reading Things I wish I knew before I had a baby. Tips for all new parents.
Pops has been potty trained in the day since she was just over 2 years old (despite the odd hiccup). I don’t feel comfortable putting her in a nappy. It’s confusing and unnecessary – she’s potty trained. We just went to a pool where the age was four. FOUR! That’s crazy. By that age most… Continue reading Mandatory swim nappies for 4 year olds?
Parenting win wednesday week three. Sorry this weeks post is up late in the day, this week has come round pretty quickly. A couple of our parenting wins this week… Pops ran into playgroup again this week, if you’ve ever had a meltdown as you drop your little ones to nursery/school you’ll understand the pain… Continue reading Parenting Win Wednesday 24/05/17
Making the decision to leave your child. For the past two and a half years it’s been just me and Pops (for the most part). If you’ve seen my post My baby, My comfort you’ll know there’s not many times i’ve been without her. At Pops last health visitor check I was told that she’s… Continue reading Sending your little one to a leave at playgroup.
It’s really rare that MM or I go out with friends now so when he comes home and tells me he’s got something planned I’m mostly happy he’s getting to spend time with his friends outside of work but a little sad that it’s another night I’m home doing bedtime by myself and watching TV… Continue reading It’s so easy being a stay at home parent isn’t it?
Have you ever been told you’re a ‘girly girl’ or ‘tom boy’? those are labels I hear so much and now having my own little girl I’ve started to resent them. I was speaking to someone about a month ago and they asked if we were thinking of having more children and do we… Continue reading Gender specific.
Today Pops visited the dentist for the first time! Before I had Pops I was a dental nurse so I know all about the importance of teaching children about their teeth and the best methods to keep them clean. I always assumed I would find it easy and be able to make sure she brushed… Continue reading Pops goes to the dentist – First Checkup.
I’ve mentioned our potty training ‘adventure’ a couple of times in previous posts (here and here) but we’d never braved the outside, that is until we got our hands on a My Carry Potty if you’ve not seen or heard of one of these ( where have you been?) It’s a cute little potty with its own lid… Continue reading Potty training update- My Carry Potty review
I’ve noticed so many little new things Pops has picked up as she’s got older and although there’s the cute and sweet ones (saying sorry when she bumps into you and asking for mummy hugs) there’s also the annoying tantrums (because she wants to watch Alvin so I put it on but now she wants… Continue reading Things toddlers do.