Toddler

Letter To My Princess 2 – 3 Years

To my Princess 2, When you woke up this morning you were able to spend your last two hours as a 2 year old with your family opening presents. Three years ago at 9:15am you entered this world. A chunky little bundle with no hair. You are now 3 years old with plenty of hair and plenty of personality. In …

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Letter To My Princess 3 – 16 Months

To my Princess 3, I bet you’re getting bored of reading all these letters when they start with “I can’t believe you’re X months old now”. Well I can’t. I sometimes wonder whether you and your sisters will just stumble upon these letters or if I’m going to print them all off and keep them in a folder for you. …

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Breaking Her Milk Habit Before Her 3rd Birthday

At around 6 months of age a baby has the ability to sleep a full night of sleep. P1 was 10 months when she began to sleep an amazing 12 hour stretch. P2 is yet to reach that milestone and P3 exactly the same. They both have habits that need breaking.  A preschooler needs 11 hours of sleep plus a …

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Letter To My Princess 3 – 15 Months

To my Princess 3, I really do think growing up suits you and it’s so scary to think you are already 15 months old! So far you are taking everything in your stride since learning to walk. You are so much fun now and unless you’re ill, you are such a joy to be around. You’re personality is absolutely hilarious. You …

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“P2 is an enhanced version of the little girl we adored before”

In the past few days I have had so many people say to me that P2 is suddenly so grown up. This thought terrifies me slightly and it wasn’t until then that actually it hit me. P2 starting nursery has completely changed our lives for the better and for everyone. For the first two months we had tears at drop …

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“Having just one child is like going on holiday”

The first weekend of every month we have just P3. The other two go off for a weekend with my Mum. These weekends are strange for so many reasons. One thing that always comes up is that there is always a moment when hubby says “so this is what life would be like with just one”. Hubby was thrown in …

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Letter To My Princess 2 – 2 Years 7 Months

To my Princess 2, You are now 2 years and 7 months old, well three days ago you were any way. This past month you’re vocabulary has come on leaps and bounds. You’ve always been quite advanced I think but some of the things you say are just so grown up. This of course means you can be quite stubborn, strong …

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“I am beginning to ask myself why she doesn’t sleep yet”

With a certain somebody headed quite quickly towards her third birthday I am beginning to ask myself why she doesn’t sleep yet. I have a nearly 11 month old who sleeps in the cot peacefully until morning, only really stirring when we go to bed or when her older sister shouts for me in the night. I wonder if P3 …

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“Finally we have a preschool placement”

I have been desperate to get P2 into a nursery or preschool. She’s been on four different lists. It feels like such a long time since we put P2s name on the first nursery and preschool waiting list. This week we have finally been offered a nursery place for our beautiful 2 year old. Finally we have a preschool placement! …

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“We’ve slipped back into a horrible routine”

I had hoped to be writing a post about how well P2 was doing with giving up milk. We decided about two weeks ago that we needed to cut it out completely to start with. Like an addiction. It’s how we helped her to lose her dummies that she was so addicted to last year and that “cold turkey” approached …

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” P2 has been on a waiting list to attend a preschool”

For the past 6 months P2 has been on a waiting list to attend a preschool. This wasn’t a decision that came lightly for us. The whole point of me being a stay at home mum and quitting my job nearly two years ago was so that I could be P2s primary carer. Considering I started my working life when …

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“There’s now no need to wrap our toddler in bubble wrap”

When P3 was born P2 went from a tiny toddler snuggled in my arms to this huge giant of a child. Since turning two she’s changed so much that it’s really scaring me. She’s no longer a baby in any sense and has become such a grown up and independent little sausage. The things she says are just immensely amusing. …

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Letter To My Princess 2 – 2 Years 4 Months

To my Princess 2, This past month has seen you really change. You now seem like a little girl rather than a toddler. You are walking more and more. I wonder if we really need a double buggy half the time. You walk to playgroup, to Gymboree and to the park. It’s making life so simple. You’re speech is just …

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Babymoov Changing Bag Launch #MyBagMyStyle

I always feel so nervous when I travel to London even when I have Hubby there to guide and protect me. Yesterday was no different despite my excitement. P3 and I had been invited to London by the Babymoov team to get a peek at the brand new changing bags and watch the live fashion show be broadcasted from Paris. …

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Parenting Three – 7 Months In

We are nearly 8 months in from becoming a family of five. Having three children has changed our family dynamics and the way we live quite drastically. It came as a bit of a shock when I first found out that we were expecting number three and it took me a while to really come to terms with it. We’d …

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