The things they say and do: Baby talk

Chris over at Thinly Spread has a great series called The Things They Say and Do, about, you guessed it, the funny things that kids do and say. I’ve been meaning to write a post for it for ages, and this conversation with Ez this week just had to be recorded…

As a short introduction, Ez is . . . → Read More: The things they say and do: Baby talk

Cybher meet and greet

I can’t believe I’m about to attend a blogging conference for the third year running. Have I really been blogging that long? This year, I’m off to Cybher, and once again my ticket has been sponsored by the fantastic team at Huggies. I’m aiming to do less chatting and eating cake, and a bit more listening . . . → Read More: Cybher meet and greet

Stress point

I’m desperately trying to calm my breathing. Deep breath in. Deep breath out. Deep breath in. Deep breath out. My jaw is clenched and I try to relax my hands out of tight fists. I keep as quiet as possible, hoping beyond hope they won’t find me, though I know it’s inevitable.

“Where’s mummy?” echoes across the . . . → Read More: Stress point

Twin Peaks #13

E: Choose a book Fonz?

F: I choosing a book!

E: [‘Maisy Makes Gingerbread’] Maisy in the kitchen today. Need eggs and sugar and butter and flour. Mix it up. Now we put it in the oven. I want a bus stop please [‘Maisy’s Bus’].

F: Ok. Oh! I don’ like that one.

E: My bus stop please! Thank you. We read . . . → Read More: Twin Peaks #13

Twin Peaks #12

We’ve had mega tantrums from Ez this week – I’m talking frothing at the mouth, burst blood vessels in eyes type tantrums that are of such epic proportions I wonder if their tremors can be felt across the whole of the south east of England.

Anyway, one such (more minor) tantrum occurred after bathtime because, shock horror, . . . → Read More: Twin Peaks #12