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exploring frozen puddles

Raising curious kids

Children are curious by nature, they ask a lot of questions, and rightly so; the world is a complex place for little ones (and adults) to comprehend, and it is…

Rosalie in the leaves

Dear Baby Girl: now you are three

A letter to my daughter on her third birthday Dear Rosalie,  So today you turn three; how did that happen? I can’t believe you’ve been in our lives for three…

learning through play

Playful learning

Rosalie will be three in December. I frequently get asked whether she’s started pre-school yet, when she will and where she’ll go; to which I reply that no she hasn’t…

making time for us

Carving out time for him and me

Jim and I had ten years together as a couple before Rosalie came along, so it’s fair to say that the arrival of our little bundle did mean adjustments had to…

The demise of the nap - Rosalie

The demise of the nap

I used to love Rosalie’s nap time – she would reliably sleep for two or sometimes three hours, giving me plenty of time to do some housework, ‘real’ work or…

Toddler

Something to make you feel better mummy

Parenting can be quite a tough gig at times, and one of those times is when you’re sick. The amount of energy and enthusiasm toddlers have is incredible; when I…

Waves

Losing something I never really had

I wanted to write this post to process my feelings; I wasn’t even sure if I would ever publish it. But I’m going to. I want to talk candidly about…