TEETHING

Guess who’s back?!! After a break of a few months, we appear to have a new outbreak of teething in M’s mouth. The second molars are “erupting”. Just when you thought it was safe to go to bed. The crying. The drooling. The nibbling of fingers or of anything that will fit in the mouth. … Read more TEETHING

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Walkies

Walkies. We had a couple of dogs in my family over the years, both amazing pets, and walks in all weathers was the norm. It dawned on me today how similar a dog walk is to walking your toddler. You know, seeing their unbridled joy at being set free from their restraints (a lead or, … Read more Walkies

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SLEEP

Sleep! Remember that?! When you tell people that you’re expecting (as a couple in my case of course), friends and family can’t wait to cheerfully exclaim that you will never sleep again, EVER, and walk off laughing. Not having ever been a great sleeper in the first place, this never bothered me. How little I … Read more SLEEP

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Last night

We knew we were in trouble when the morning activities failed to produce the required afternoon nap. Despite a good hour of soothing nursery rhymes, walking, rocking and begging, M successfully battled against sleep. The evening sleep came early and without struggle, but we suspected that the real problems lie ahead. And we were right. … Read more Last night

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Monday

Monday. In days gone by, Monday mornings were a thing of terror. The joy of the weekend being replaced by the drudgery of life back in the office with a hangover. There are no such fears these days. Thoughts now to turn to planning the day ahead. WHAT ON EARTH ARE WE GOING TO DO … Read more Monday

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Morning

Hello there. Apologies, I’m a bit late. This blog should have started last October – but the subject of it has kept me rather busy of late. Its been a year since I left my job in IT sales to become the primary carer of my little girl, leaving behind the irritations of colleagues, commuting … Read more Morning

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