Easy kid or difficult kid…?

Kids are hard work- no doubt about it. Some are easier to deal with than others. As a teacher, I feel pretty confident in saying that some are downright hard work!S I wouldn’t say Alex is hard work, but he has been much harder to deal with than Megan ever was. He isn’t really naughty […]

Pressure…

Pressure. It’s cropped up a bit for us at the moment. Mainly internally directed pressure, which I think is worse than that from external sources. Megan- was worried about not being able to read the writing in one of her books! Despite pointing out that she is still 3, she was quite upset by it. […]

Spoilt for choice…

We decided to reign things in this year, for birthdays and Christmas. Rather than lots of toys that get played with for 15minutes and then discarded, Mike and I decided for something big and something small. The plan for Christmas is to build a cubby house-cum-swing set-cum-slide. Of course, it will be quite difficult to […]

Remembering…

Since it’s Mother’s Day today, I started remembering some of the things I should never forget…. tiny clothes stress over breastfeeding and wishing someone would just say “It’s not working, it’s time to stop!” all the milestones watching them sleep 1st Mother’s Group-not realising that we would still meet every week, almost 4 years on […]