I’ve been watching my gorgeous little Button-Pusher lately: at soft play centres, in the park, at various classes we go to. And it suddenly struck me that she likes to follow other kids around. And I mean really follow them around like she’s a little shadow. It’s quite something to observe: she suddenly stops and … More Follow the leader
Since having my beautiful little Button-Pusher, I’ve become aware of a button that not only do I have, but I never knew existed: the ‘I need to wipe that snotty nose’ button. Honestly I never even knew this was a thing. That said, I always knew that seeing a toddler pass by in the street, … More The snot monster strikes again
I wrote recently about the time my beautiful little Button-Pusher repeatedly requested that I drive to the park, in a post entitled 5 Buttons That Have Been Pushed Recently. Repetition is a theme that features heavily in both my posts and in our lives. B-P repeats herself endlessly. It’s a constant source of button pushing … More Ground Hog Day? Repeat Repeat Repeat…..
Mr Baffled and I went to a wedding recently. A wedding, as we all know, is a joyous affair and a fabulous occasion which allows for getting dressed up in your Sunday best. So there I am: a beautiful dress that makes me feel like a million dollars? Check. Gorgeous evening clutch bag (as opposed to the across-the-body … More Parenting: no heels required
Mr Baffled and I took the little Button-Pusher to Peppa Pig World recently. In ours, as in many households, PP is a big favourite, and we figured a trip there, was an inevitability, so why not go and have a family day out? Oh and also, Mr B read that children are free until they’re a … More Peppa Pig World: I tried to hate it, but I loved it!
Guilt In an attempt to keep the little Button-Pusher happy and remain in the trolley on a recent trip to the supermarket, I supplied her with more kid’s snacks allowable over a day, let alone in one snack time. Strawberry wriggles, mini gingerbread men, a box of raisons, apple wriggles…. It was the only way to keep … More 3 (guilty) buttons that have been pushed lately
Some friends came for dinner last week. Conversation eventually moved onto forthcoming holiday plans and I mentioned a blog I’d recently discovered called http://www.aroundtheworldwithahighchair.com It’s an award winning travel blog started by a mum, who took her son’s high chair on their first family holiday. To France! It’s full of great family travel tips for holidaying … More Every day’s a holiday: when you’re a toddler