Life, inevitably, changes once you have children. I remember being pregnant and swearing blind that Mr Baffled and I thought our lives wouldn’t change that much. But, inevitably, life did change. Of course it did. A teeny tiny human being came to live with us and is working out how she fits into the world … More 4 random things that’ve changed since becoming a parent
Having a child does strange things to the brain. Aside from the possibility of what hormones can and are doing during pregnancy, post pregnancy, more hormones and sleep deprivation do more crazy things to you, and lead you to behave in previously unthinkable ways. This was one of those ways. I never in a million years thought … More That time I locked my child in the car: shame button activated!
As we entered day 5 of potty training in the Baffled household, Mr B and I decided that we’d give it one last day and make a decision about whether to call time on it. It had been suggested that we give it 2 weeks or so and see if our little Button-Pusher would at … More Potty Training: it’s time to call time
I think I’d assumed that potty training was going to be a swift affair. Girls are easier than boys they say. They also say if you leave it until your child seems really ready, till there’s some bladder control and an understanding, there’s a greater chance of success. Yet here we were, on … More Potty training: I’m still mopping up the mess
We started potty training recently. Two days in, and I wasn’t sure that we’d achieved anything. Two days, sixteen changes of big girl pants and zero requests to ‘use the potty please Mummy’. Zero requests. I wondered if my expectations were too high entering this latest phase of toddlerdom, but I really thought that by day … More Potty Training: it will push your frustration button!