Motherhood · Parenting · Toddler Life

Raising a Strong Willed Child

It’s not for the weary, you will probably question your parenting abilities numerous times. A strong-willed child is destined for greatness, their determination and sheer will, will get them through anything, and best of luck to anyone who tries to stop them (Good luck to us while raising them) The Irony of my strong-willed child…… Continue reading Raising a Strong Willed Child

Toddler Life

Out the mouths of babes | Conversations with a 3 year old

The innocence of children right? If you ask a direct question, you best expect a direct answer and it might knock you off your feet but I can promise its going to be cute! There are SOOO many (So many) things to find difficult about this age (in case you weren’t aware I live with…… Continue reading Out the mouths of babes | Conversations with a 3 year old

Parenting · Toddler Life

“The Monkey stole my bottle”

Shame, perhaps I was a #badmom by allowing the monkey to take the blame for the disappearing milk bottle. Every-time we see a monkey now, Connor shouts out “Naughty Monkey, Monkey took my bottle”, which means my poor child is still hung up on this bottle story. https://youtu.be/xlV1G6uD2J0 At the end of the video, you…… Continue reading “The Monkey stole my bottle”

Motherhood · Toddler Life

Hurricane toddlers & learning to pick my battles

We all want to raise great kids, that turn into wonderful, caring and thoughtful adults. There is a lot of pressure on a parent to produce such ‘perfect humans’. The truth is, it’s blady hard and half the time I’m seconding guessing myself and the other half, I’m just winging it…. When your new born arrives you…… Continue reading Hurricane toddlers & learning to pick my battles

Motherhood · Toddler Life

Welcome to stage “Threenager”

You have arrived at the wonderful ‘three’s’, you may not pass begin, you may not collect reinforcements. Prepare yourselves ahead of time… dye your hair grey! Okay, so I may be over-exaggerating. Maybe not though? When your newborn reaches the first big milestones. they tell you… “just wait until the twos”. Then you get to…… Continue reading Welcome to stage “Threenager”