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September 22, 2016
daughter

The Innocent Moment Where I Failed My Daughter

My daughter is beautiful; she is a radiant being who emanates her inner joy and wears her heart on her sleeve. She is beyond compare. My breath regularly catches in my throat when I catch sight of her at random moments and am stunned by her, the way she holds […]
September 22, 2016
time-out

Time Out, Please….We’re Sooo Tired

I really feel like I’ve been a good sport. When my son was diagnosed, I wept, I got angry, I sought out someone to blame, I felt awfully sorry for my son, my family and myself… but only for like, a week! Then I showered, bought some Este Lauder double-wear […]
September 18, 2016
laundry

The Trials And Tribulations Of Neverending Laundry

Like many stay at home parents a significant part of my day is taken up with laundry. Sorting clothes, jamming them into the washing machine, sorting again, hanging on the line/clothes airer, putting some into the tumble dryer, sorting (yet again), folding, ironing and putting away. ‘Its not like you […]
September 11, 2016
wake

How To Wake A Baby

Just follow these simple steps… Sit down Lie down Close your eyes Boil the kettle Attempt to eat or drink Whisper Make a phone call Look at Facebook Send a text Originally published at mummytimeweb.wordpress.com on September 11, 2016.
September 8, 2016
greens

Eat Your Greens! Oh, Wait, You’re A Toddler

The current trend for eating dinner in my house involves either plain rice, mashed potato (if we’re lucky) or pasta with sauce. The tiny lady will also concede to eating fish fingers or chicken goujons. Anything even remotely resembling a vegetable is considered completely unacceptable. I have been trying all […]
September 8, 2016
fussy

Dealing With Fussy Eaters (And Why The Usual Advice Is Rubbish)

Do you have a “Fussy Eater” in your house? I think all kids go through phases and by us parents obsessing about it we make it worse. Parenting magazines and websites are full of tips on “how to get your fussy eater to eat their veg” (In fact I recently […]

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