Tag: toddler

Make bath time magical with Colours of the Sea Ariel

I’ve tried so hard, but I admit defeat. She has had blocks, bricks, cars and trains. She’s watched Cars and she’s watched Bob the Builder. She’s never been forced into pink. But all to no avail; My little girl just wants to be a Disney Princess.It started with Frozen. The …

The nap jerk: The non-sleeping toddler

Around nine months ago, so my blog (which I had just started) reminds me, my son had yet to sleep through the night. He first achieved it around three months later, aged about nine months; I’ve never blogged excessively about this momentous occasion because I didn’t want to jinx it. …

Londonit: Whingelets tackle the big smoke with Little Tikes

So Monday might have been wet, miserable and full of poop but on Wednesday, I got my parenting mojo back. We had a thoroughly exhausting but brilliantly fun day out in our nation’s fair capital. See? It’s not always doom and gloom over here (it’s just arguably funnier – for you, not me …

Eight toilet training tips to get you out alive

Another potty training blog? You ask. Yup. I’m aware I’ve already shared my potty training disasters with you. Sorry about that, but as any blogger will know, I have to work with what I have. And what I currently have in abundance are stories about wee. It’s generally going quite well. Relatively …

Funcomet HappyCalc maths puzzle review

The big one has just started preschool. It is an emotional time. Not for her (she’s fine), for me. Mainly because of the fact she’s only away for three hours at a time twice a week and during those three hours (about 2hrs 40minutes taking out the walk there and …

Sweet little lies: Mealtime deceit and other lies we tell kids

A little white lie never hurt anyone, so they say. A friend of mine, who has two small children of similar ages (and therefore a similar glazed over expression and mental state) shared with me this list of meals that they make for their family, and, crucially, what they call …

Big boy bed: Moving from a cot into a bed at 12 months old

There’s no doubt about it, this kid is a climber. He’s also a dedicated cot-hater; since the very first time he was placed lovingly into his cosy bed he has routinely announced his displeasure and, by the time he reached a year old, he’d throw a full blown tantrum whenever we …

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