Category: Parenting

You Know You’re a Twin Mum When…

Being a twin mum is the best thing I’ve ever done. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Sometimes, it’s bloody difficult! And frustrating, and maddening… and sometimes it’s downright hilarious. You know you’re a twin mum when… There are some things that just go hand in hand with being a …

What They Don’t Tell You About Extended Breastfeeding

Jack and Alice are three. It was their birthday last Sunday. I decided that three years of breastfeeding was enough for me and I fed them to sleep for the last time on their birthday. I’m feeling very emotional about the whole thing – about them not being babies anymore, …

Why Do My Toddlers STILL Hate Sleep?

Last year, I wrote about how the twins hated sleep. Well, they still do! Yippee! Why does no one talk about toddlers who hate sleep? When you have a newborn and you say you’re tired, no one’s surprised. Everyone expects newborns to keep you awake. And then, as the baby …

Where Do All the Toys Go?

OK. I love Christmas. I’ve covered this before. But I can’t be the only one who’s a little bit relieved that it’s over. Don’t get me wrong – I’m already dealing with a touch of the post-Christmas blues and I haven’t even taken my tree down yet. But I am …

Christmas Gift Ideas for Toddlers

This post is part of my Mummy Monday Linky. It’s a great way to connect with other parenting bloggers and drive traffic to your blog. So, if you’re a mummy blogger (or Daddy! Mummy Monday is just a more catchy name), check out the info at the end of the …

Decluttering Toys Before Christmas

This post is part of my Mummy Monday Linky. It’s a great way to connect with other parenting bloggers and drive traffic to your blog. So, if you’re a mummy blogger (or Daddy! Mummy Monday is just a more catchy name), check out the info at the end of the …