Parenting

When The Flu Strikes Your Household

Ellie tummy time

Both my 3-year-old and 3-month-old are sick now with what I reckon is the flu. What a joy. They have been sick together before but just with a cold- nothing like this! My toddler has been sick for days now with fever, a wet cough and sniffles and has just been crying to be held all day and night…which is impossible when you…

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Parenting

The moment I realised my toddler had grown up

A painting

I watch as she methodically takes each bottle of paint out of the box and arranges them in a line, leaving only the green bottle left. "You can have the green one because it's your favourite colour", she says. "Oh thanks," I reply. She then proceeds to unscrew the cap off the first bottle and squeeze out a blob of paint…

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Parenting

Coping with Two: Things I am learning after 6 weeks

Two

Miss E is 6.5 weeks. My mum has left and we are on our own and it's been…surprisingly alright! We definitely really needed her help initially in the recovery and adjustment phase but now it's actually been nice getting back into our own routine. Some things I've learned so far: The best way to get everyone down for a nap…

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