Maz, from Caffeine and Fairydust recently did a bit of a makeover on her blog and I was over there checking it out (go look, it’s so pretty) and stumbled across this post about 60…

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The Three Year Old is Tiring

The Three Year Old is Tiring

I don’t think I have been this tired since those early newborn days. It is a tired that gets into your bones and wears you out completely. This time though, I can’t “blame” a newborn,…

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Who run the worlds? Toddler run worlds?

Who run the worlds? Toddler run worlds?

Well at least in our house it is the toddler who rules the world. Emma is fast approaching her 3rd birthday and I think those of you with 3 year olds (or who have survived…

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Stickers may change everything we know about parenting

Stickers may change everything we know about …

It is not secret that parents have used stickers for as long as stickers have been around to get their children to do things like eat, dress and other stuff they should generally just do.…

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Taming a toddler tantrum in 3 easy steps.

Taming a toddler tantrum in 3 easy steps.

This year end has not been easy on us all. I am not really sure why but we are all feeling it. Jack, specifically has been a challenge. There have been tantrums, huge, elaborate, throw…

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First visit to the naughty corner at school. Not a milestone you want to reach.

First visit to the naughty corner at …

“Teacher sent me to the naughty corner but then I could go back to the mat” said Jack the other day without taking a breath. “WHY did she send you to the naughty corner Jack?”…

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Why I won’t take the toddler anywhere anymore!

Why I won’t take the toddler …

We had a pretty busy Saturday, I had a Reach for a Dream event, Cam had soccer and a contact lens fitting and then we had to make a “quick” trip to the Vaal for…

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WHO moved Spiderman?

WHO moved Spiderman?

So there I am minding my own business, trying for the 6th day in a row to get my About Me page updated, when I hear the words that make me go cold, “MOM! WHERE’S…

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On over-heating, whiny toddlers and PR days

On over-heating, whiny toddlers and PR days

There is nothing that can send me from shiny and bright to dark and twisted like a whiny toddler! Even Jack’s gran commented on it when he spent some time there recently. He can’t talk…

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I surrender – to the toddler!

I surrender – to the toddler!

Right now Jack is sitting on the couch, calmly watching How to Train a Dragon with his pretty pink alice band on. He looks so happy and content. This, of course, is all an act…

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