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Separation anxiety

Today when I dropped Tristan off at the gym creche so I could do my workout, he had a complete meltdown and I (eventually) went to do my workout but felt really saddened by his reaction to my leaving. This Read more…


Our (current) routine

So when Tristan was small (like up until age 1) I was strict with regards to his daily routine and although I am now certainly way more flexible about it than I was then, I am still kinda strict about Read more…


A toddlers health

Let’s start at the beginning; on Saturday (16th) Tristan woke with a bit of a cough and runny nose. I gave him so Dimetapp & Calpol and he seemed fine, until Monday! On Monday he woke with a very runny Read more…


Help! My toddler sucks at independent play!

Something I’ve been grappling with for some time is Tristan’s inability to play alone when he’s at home with me. At school I’m told he plays well alone and with others so it’s not as if he can’t. But when Read more…


Can you spend too much time with your child?

Can you spend too much time with your child? I’m a stay at home mum who has a small travel business. I spend a LOT of time with my son (who’s almost 2,5 years old) when he’s not at school. Read more…


Terrible 2’s?

Terrible 2’s? Since we’ve gotten back from our trip I’ve noticed Tristan putting up more of a fight with things such as getting dressed in the morning, going to bath before bed, etc and to be honest it’s actually distressing Read more…


Busy little bee!

Busy little bee. Today has been a great but relatively busy day for me! Tristan woke, as he seems to be doing every morning these days, at 5am. By 7am we were up and dressed and ready for breakfast. After Read more…


Kids and eating (or not)

Kids and eating (or not) Argh, dinner time in our house has become a bit of a nightmare and battle. Since T got sick on holiday (early July) he’s not been keen on food, well dinner in particular. For the Read more…