Three year old Fluffy randomly potty trained herself just a few months ago – you may have read my post about toddler led potty training. Tiny, however, just doesn’t get it, bless her. So when we were sent some Thomas & Friends potty training books, we thought, wonder if this will help?! It’s funny to think how […]
The twins two year development check and a rant about health visitors
Where I live, the health visitors are a combination of ill-informed, useless and non-existant. That’s not to say they all are, but I’m pretty convinced that the ones that work around here were put here purely to scaremonger vulnerable mums with their nonsense gossip and then disappear off the face of the earth when […]
Is an attachment toy replaceable?
Many children have an attachment toy or blanket. This attachment gives them comfort when they sleep, when they go on holiday or if you fall into the trap of allowing it… They take it everywhere they go. You then make countless trips down the motorway when you find it’s been left at Grannies house, because […]
The drama of moving schools: Bunny finds her hidden talents
Bunny recently moved schools and the difference in her is remarkable. She’s not as tired, because she’s not spending a large chunk of her day stuck in traffic. She’s also getting to school on time, because of this (most of the time). The money we would have spent on petrol for the school run, […]
Giving Children Freedom: How young is too young?
A while back I wrote a post titled “Tablet computers: How young is too young?” after deciding, reluctantly, to buy my oldest daughter (then 6) a tablet computer. The thing I like about writing these posts, is I often begin the post, with a certain view, but the debate it encourages amongst parents, often brings […]