The Advice I’d Give Myself…

As SB’s third birthday approaches, it brings with it another milestone. It’s almost three years since our lives turned upside down, and we went from being average university students – albeit one of us resembling a manatee with a giant bump – to first-time parents, basically making it up as we […]

Potty Training: It Begins

This series of posts is in collaboration with Potty Training Academy.  I nearly called this post “Potty Training The Untrainable Toddler”. I was starting to think that was the case with SB. I’ve read a lot about the importance of waiting until your child shows all the signs of being […]

The Next Step: Nursery Applications

Deep breath. Big girl pants on. It’s time. When I found out I was pregnant with SB, I never pictured this stage. I could imagine a baby; maybe even stretch to imagining a toddler, but I could never picture us as parents to a pre-schooler. That’s where we’re at, though. […]

“F***in’ Knife” and Other Verbal Disasters

It’s great when toddlers start to talk, isn’t it? It’s been a while since I did an update on SB’s development. My monthly updates used to include a section on her language development – from babbling to her first, shaky attempts at putting two barely-understandable words together. I feel like […]

Life Update: Elf On The Shelf, Wedding Bells & More

You’ll be glad to hear that we’re still an elf-free zone. If you read my post last year, you’ll remember that I just don’t really get it. I don’t like the idea of Santa having spies, I don’t have the motivation to change where he’s sitting every night and the elf is […]