Dear Daughter, I’ll cut right to the chase: I’m so over changing your nappy, I’m done with the diapers, it’s time for your tush to meet the toilet. And let me tell you why. Early last summer, and feeling as though the world and his wife had commented on it being time to … More I’m done with diapers.
During pregnancy, I often joked about having ‘baby brain’. Occasionally I quoted research that believes it’s nature’s way of preparing women to emotionally bond with their baby: hormones (it’s always hormones eh?), divert the brain’s attention to where it’s needed most. So less important jobs tend to fall by the wayside. After you give birth, … More Baby Brain? It might last longer than you think…..
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
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!