I love taking Chicco to places where he will learn and his senses will be stimulated. Or just take him somewhere different to his usual surroundings. It’s that thing us parents have about wanting to see our kids happy, and wanting to know that we’re preserving their childhood and giving them memories and life skills… Continue reading The Urban Farm. Where children run free!
One of the worst things for parents when travelling with kids is not just packing, but finding clothes you’ve packed once you reach your destination. Actually, t’s not just a problem when you have kids, it’s also a problem when you don’t have kids! It’s an ‘everybody’ problem! I love being organised and knowing where… Continue reading The secret to packing for a vacation (Packing Cubes)
I know there are thousands of blogs and internet pages dedicated to potty training a toddler, but I’m going to be honest with you, they didn’t work for me! This is a real mother’s honest account of how I toilet trained my son. (Just a note for those who may be reading from abroad; where… Continue reading How to toilet train a toddler
About a month ago, as I was dressing my three year old for bed in his dinosaur pyjamas, he looked up at me with his big innocent eyes, pointed to his PJ top and asked, ‘ammu, is this sexy?’ My mouth dropped. For a brief moment, all the oxygen in the air just vanished and… Continue reading When your toddler says a very bad word!
When kids are hungry for a snack, you don’t want to waste time faffing around; there is only a small window between your happy child and a craggy monster! Snacks I carry for Chicco are things I know he will eat. They’re not necessarily all very healthy, but they’re mess free, and aren’t anything that… Continue reading Travel Snack Ideas For Your Toddler
In the papers today I read about a four year old boy falling into a gorilla pen in Cincinnati Zoo. He was in there for 10 minutes before the gorilla was shot and killed. During that time it’s not clear if the gorilla had tried to attack the child, but it was clear that he… Continue reading A Child In Danger
Now that Chicco is out of nappies (when he’s awake) and no longer drinking from a bottle, I’ve done away with the traditional chunky changing bag! No more lugging around a hefty, heavy, back breaker! Sweet relief!! But, there are still some things I always like to keep on hand for him, just in case. … Continue reading What’s In My Toddler’s Backpack ~ Everyday Essentials