I’m sorry to break the news, but as all parents know, one day your children will poo in the bath. Here’s my guide to poo-angling.
How to (try to) survive a long distance train journey with a toddler!
Is bath time a battle in your house? What do you do if your child is scared of water?
The earth shakes, walls come tumbling down, wild animals run for cover; you can hear his mighty roar long before he marches into view. Get ready. Suit up. Shields out. Phasers set to stun. The angry toddler dictator is on the war path! But before world war three starts […]
Is ‘no’ a word you use too often with your toddler? Is it OK to let them push the boundaries?
Babies are weapons of mass destruction. And I’m writing this from a war zone. The ground is littered with the fallout from three days of a sustained biological onslaught. Congealed tissues turn up in unusual and distressing places, random bottles of Calpol are stashed around the house for […]
Babies are easy to please. No really they are. For most of the first year they lie down in one place and enjoy looking at faces, sparkly dangly things, the sky, lights. And sometimes they sleep. Even when they start crawling a cardboard box or a wooden spoon […]