If I think about separation anxiety, what springs to mind is a baby of around 9 months old who has suddenly decided he only wants to be cuddled by Mummy. Or, perhaps a toddler of around 18 months who clings to your legs whilst you are trying to prepare her dinner, begging for a carry. more “Separation anxiety in a three year old”
The buzz topic of the moment amongst the ‘Supermums’ (toddler group pals) is pre-school jabs. Has yours had it? (yes). Did you have to book it? (yes). Did it hurt? (yes). When do they need it? (3 years 4 months).
more “Pre-school Immunisations: ‘A very naughty doctor’”
Yep, just when you thought all the ‘starting school / pre school’ posts were done for another year, here’s a latecomer.
Our eldest, TG started her new pre school Wednesday last week. We were surprised it was so late in September so we had been counting down the days, to be honest. It’s not because I’m a heartless mum who can’t stand being around her kids, but for a number of legitimate reasons…
more “Goodbye Day care, hello Pre-school”
Nurture or Nature? The love of Pink that is. I’m pretty sure in our case it wasn’t nurture, so I guess it must be some female predisposition to the alluring shades of coral, fuschia, and, in particular, baby pink.
We didn’t know we were expecting a girl, so our nursery was decorated a very gender non specific cream, with a jungle mural. If anything, it was a little ‘boyish’, but that was fine with us. I’m not really a pink girl myself, so the nursery was never going to be pink, or come to think of it, blue either.
more “Pink Protests”
Us parents, we love a baby party trick don’t we?
I think that’s how It started. Our first baby, at around 9 months learnt how to dance. But not to any music, just One Direction. Any other track would not do and she would throw an absolute paddy. At the time ‘Kiss you’ was in the singles charts and was being played on the radio constantly. We of course downloaded it so she could ‘perform’ on demand.
more “Baby Directioner”