Silent Sunday 28/09/14

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An open letter to my husband

My husband has the sort of job where you have to shave and get dressed. I have the sort of job where you have to do neither. He has to set an alarm on the morning to get ready for work, the other morning I complained how he was waking everyone up with being so noisy in the morning, his comment being I am the one that has to get up for work – however… View Post

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Lessons you teach a toddler

My job as a parent is to teach my toddler how the world works.  I make sure she knows that ovens are hot, snow is cold and it’s always nice to share – especially chocolate, with your mummy. But despite my best efforts, a lot of what my E is learning as a toddler seems to run counter to real life.  Here are some of the unrealistic expectations I think we’re setting for her: 1. Every time… View Post

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Rock pool fun

We have been fortunate to have had some lovely weather this last couple of weeks in September, some of the days have been nicer than they were in August. As the sun is shining we have been trying to make the most of the good weather, on Sunday we decided to head down to the beach to take E rock pooling, daddy had bought her a net a while ago and since then she loves… View Post

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Indoor activities for toddlers.

E has lots of toys, sometimes I think too many, after all she cant play with them all at once. What I do find is that E sometime gets bored, even with all her toys and when E gets bored she gets naughty and demanding. It’s hard to find indoor play activities for bored toddlers that don’t require a lot of time, money, and set-up or clean up. But with a little creative thinking and… View Post

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