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Now you are four

My eldest turned four yesterday. Happy birthday, big girl. I wasn’t planning to write anything, but it seems almost rude to gloss over what is a Very Big Thing in the life of a small child. It’s hard to believe it’s been four whole years since the day we went …

My two year old wakes up really early and I’m totally fed up of it

(This is traditionally where someone pipes in with ‘Well mine wakes up every hour to breastfeed still!’ or ‘Mine doesn’t go to bed until 10.30pm whatever I do!’.¬†Calm down, it’s not a competition. I don’t know why sleep does that to people. Maybe it’s the sleep deprivation). Shit sleep is …

Don’t forget! The clocks go back TONIGHT*

Oh goody, it’s that time of year again; daylight savings time. Here is a little ‘clocks go back Peppa Pig meme’ that I made to celebrate this day last year… Ha ha ha ha, right? *weeps* The clocks go back tonight – or more accurately, at 2am tomorrow morning. Hopefully …

Go to bed! The excuses of a very-almost-four-year-old

The small one has always been a pain in the arse to get down to sleep. Nap times have never been fun, and bed time for him can vary from a fairly short-lived screamfest to two hours of playing silly buggers on the stairs, jumping into bed and “pretending” to …

Thirteen reasons Daddy Pig is an incompetent idiot

Yep, I’ve taken down Peppa and now I’m turning my sights on Daddy Pig. I’ve recently been sent the Peppa My First Cinema film on DVD. Prior to this we’d been a Peppa-free household for some time and I must say, I was starting to enjoy it. But now she’s …

School daze: Choosing a primary school for the big one

I can hardly believe it’s time to start looking at schools. Six months or so ago, I was still claiming to have two toddlers. Now I have one very school-ready child, and one who’s off to preschool in January. At this rate, by the end of next year I’ll probably …

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