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One of those days

A cute toddler. Don't be fooled.

Have you ever had one of those days where, despite knowing full well that you’re not a bad parent, have gone around giving people the impression that you’re completely useless? That was me this morning. It should have been pretty straightforward really – Kate joined Dylan on a pre school trip to a nearby farm …

ARGH! Go to sleep!

This post is about a monumentally shit night’s sleep. I’m writing it straight after an equally awful one, so please forgive any bitterness. Xander has, of late, been a complete nightmare during the hours when children of his age should be fast asleep. He was already rubbish at sleeping through the night – I think …

Tiny temper

I knew this day would come. It did with Dylan and there was no reason to expect Xander to somehow dodge this inevitable landmark, but it’s still caught me off guard. He’s started giving us hints of what he’s going to be like when he’s angry. And, yes, the early indications are that we’re not …

Dawn of the bed

Waterloo, The Alamo and that bit of land the 300 Spartans were rather attached to. To this patchy list of memorable battle grounds must be added the name Polegate where, only last week, a significant victory over a formidable and determined adversary was clinched. We got Dylan to sleep in his ‘big boy bed’. Oh yes! …