I remember vividly the first time the twiglets came home from nursery and started singing a song that I didn't know. They were about 19/20 months and hadn't been going there long - their speech was nothing like it is now, but they were clearly attempting to sing a song and I had no idea … Continue reading When You Can’t Protect Your Children From Other Influences
One of the things that stops me blogging as often as I'd like (along with insufficient hours in the day, laziness and sleep deprivation to the point that I can't actually formulate a coherent sentence – yes they're 2 and a half, no they don't sleep through 😬) is the fear that what I'm writing … Continue reading So What If You Don’t Stand Out?
I had a traumatic birth. To many others, it probably won't sound that bad and in truth I know it could have been a lot lot worse, but for me it was traumatic. I think afterwards, you're so focused on the baby/babies (or in my case completely overwhelmed by them 🙈) that you just push … Continue reading My Birth Story – Part 1 – Labour
So the other day I was reading a post on one of those Facebook parenting forums (jeez people don’t bite their tongues on those things do they?!) This particular one was written by a nursery worker who was bemoaning those ‘awful’ mums who choose to leave their children in a hellhole of snotty toddlers (aka … Continue reading Is it bad to need a break from your children sometimes?
Ok so bear with me because I do have a point to make ... (I think 😂) Previously, when the twiglets would wake from their nap, they would both desperately want to be carried downstairs as they were still a bit sleepy, wanted a bit of a cuddle etc. So rather than take one at … Continue reading When every First is a Last
If you follow me on Instagram, you'll know that we spent last weekend at Camp Bestival in Dorset. You'll know because I've been banging on endlessly about it and spamming non-stop with photos 🙊 Now, I'm quite aware that the photos I've posted make it look like we had THE most amazing experience... However, this … Continue reading Camping with toddlers at a festival – what we learned…
So last week I had a lady imply to me that the reason my twins got chicken pox was because I didn't breastfeed them... I'll be honest, it hurt. I don't really believe it but it still hurt. Before I go on, I am not disputing that breastfeeding gives babies antibodies etc etc and I … Continue reading Breastfeeding – when it all goes t*ts up