Are you applying, or have applied for your child’s school place? How did it make you feel? MumComms discusses the highs and lows of completing the process and the attached emotions.
Whether you refer to it as potty training, toilet training, or anything else, it’s mind boggling for our little people and us adults it would seem! The internet is full of advice - web searches, blog posts, online groups. In all honesty I thought I didn’t require support, initially shunning the resources, wondering what all the fuss was about, we’d done it once before! My latest blog reveals how wrong I was, along with my top tips for ‘How (not) to Potty Train’!
There is a lot of emotion in the air right now - preschool/school leavers, new starters and inductions! I have August to process my big boy moving up yet another year, where does the time go(?!), and my baby starting preschool, meaning my role as stay at home parent will change beyond recognition. Watch this… Continue reading Surplus To Requirements
My latest blog is a slight departure from my usual mumblings. The 5th-13th May is Cleft Lip and Palate Association awareness week. CLAPA, as it is known, is a charity close to our hearts and so I thought what better way to use my blog than to share our experience with my readers and hopefully… Continue reading One in seven hundred
Back in January, you may recall, there was a day the travel agents named 'Blue Monday'. A clever marketing ploy to remind us how much we all desperately need a holiday. Adverts showing sparkling blue shores with golden sands were distinctly unavoidable. I tried to pay as little attention to these as I could, in… Continue reading The Great British Staycation!
I cannot quite believe that we will be the proud owners of a six year old tomorrow! Another incredible year has flown by and I sit now, as I do every birthday eve, reflecting on the last 365 days, wondering how on earth my baby is another year older already! I'd happily bet money that… Continue reading It’s not my party but I’ll cry if I want to!
Today I found myself discreetly laughing as my 2 year old, freshly dressed in his brother's batman costume, began throwing toddler style punches into the air, spinning around and grunting, as if to demonstrate his newly found status and authority. This was shortly followed by a lunge in my direction with arms flailing about. I… Continue reading Costume changes.