When Ethan was about 18 months old we moved him over from his cot to his toddler bed. It was an all in one so figured if it didnt work out then we could always put him back in his cot. But I'd always had my heart set on being that mum that if we … Continue reading Transition from cot, to toddler bed to big boy bed
So the first day of the summer holidays is almost over and I can honestly say that it wasnt as painful as I had envisioned. It started off with a bit of bickering over breakfast as to who was sitting where at the table and who was eating what, I think these guys thought they … Continue reading First Day Summer Holiday
"MESS!" The 2.5 year old toddler shouts from the other room. "Oh shit" the mother mutters under her breathe for the hundredth time that day. She is hoping that it is just a wee and not the other one. She doesn't think she can bare it. That mother is me. I walk into the other … Continue reading Finally Potty Trained!
This is the definition of terrible twos in the dictionary. . informal a period in a child’s social development (typically around the age of two years) which is associated with very defiant or unruly behaviour. This is putting it politely in my opinion. It feels quite funny, that, whilst I have been through this phase … Continue reading Terrible Twos
To my youngest son. . I am so glad that you were born into our already crazy world. You came at such a time that we needed to see the good again. The innocence that having a baby can bring. The gentle and soft we had forgot before now. . Your brother is so crazy … Continue reading A letter to my youngest son
On Tuesday we will be celebrating Ethan's second birthday. And what a journey it has been. I spent nine wonderful months wondering who this little person was going to be. I spent nine beautiful months wondering what colour eyes he would have and wondering whether he would have my nose. I also spent nine months … Continue reading Ethan’s Birth Story