I love reading. To be able to shut out the rest of the world for just a little bit, and lose myself in a book – that is bliss. Although now, as most parents would agree, once kids come along, there isn’t always a lot of time for you. When those moments do come along, you need to grab them and make the most of the small window of time. Continue reading
Toddlers, and kids in general, have an incredible sense of adventure and want to explore and investigate every room and cupboard in your home. No problem if all you have stored in those rooms are linens, plastic containers and other unbreakable and non-dangerous items. Or if your kids actually listen and follow instructions – “don’t touch the power sockets, you’ll get zapped”, “knives are tools, not toys”, and of course, “only adults touch the bleach”. Continue reading
I’m a redhead. This means, generally speaking, like other redheads, I have a very short fuse*.
My parents have told me stories of when I was a toddler and my temper. Think of the phrase, “hell hath no fury like a pissed off toddler”. Now factor in the redhead element into the equation, and it starts to paint a pretty scary picture of some epic toddler tantrums. Now times that by five, and according to my parents, this is what my toddler is like. Continue reading
Personally, I don’t like the term “resolution” when people are discussing their list things they want to do for the year ahead. They worry about making New Year’s resolutions, and then sticking to them. Continue reading