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Category Archives: Difficulties
This is one of the most important lessons I’ve learnt throughout this parenting experiment: put grumpy kids in water.
I was bemoaning Ted’s fussy eating habits this evening, as I do most evenings, and I commented that I felt like a terrible Mum, as I do most evenings, when my husband’s reply took me by surprise. Because he was … Continue reading
When I had Ted I felt completely lost. I knew how to look after babies so I thought everything would be fine, but those babies weren’t my baby and I didn’t know how different it would be. I didn’t know … Continue reading
I’ve mentioned before, although not in any great detail, that I’m concerned about Ted’s speech development. I’ve swung between hugely panicked and completely in denial but I’ve always resisted doing much about it. We did decide, when we got the … Continue reading
We’re a week in to 2014 now and I haven’t written a standard Happy New Year blog because, quite frankly, I think the whole thing is a load of rubbish. To me New Year’s Eve is just a night filled … Continue reading
Babies. They’re great. They have those big eyes and squidgy nappy-bums. Their cheeks are chubby and their little fingers are just beautiful. But they’re also really bloody annoying. Don’t get me wrong; I love my boys. Watching Ted play or … Continue reading
BabyDaddy and I recently made the difficult decision to take Ted out of nursery. If I found it difficult to send him in the first place it was nothing to the guilt of taking him out, knowing he enjoyed it. … Continue reading
I wrote this post a few weeks ago but didn’t feel ready to share it until now. It’s still hard to find the courage to press the ‘publish’ button but I think it’s important. Be gentle. When I had Ted … Continue reading
Ted’s now been a big brother for over a week and he seems to have accepted that Ben’s not going anywhere. You may recall I was worried about a lot of things when I was pregnant and one of the … Continue reading