Don't get me wrong, I'm delighted that I am expecting and I can't wait to meet this new little person that is growing inside me. But oh my word, do I hate being pregnant. I think that women who say that they loved every minute of their pregnancy either: Are lying through their teeth Have … Continue reading Pregnancy sucks!
As I have often written about our challenges with getting Elisabeth to sleep, I thought it's only fair to tell you about our latest adventures. Elisabeth is now fully potty trained during the day but she still wears a nappy at night, after all she is only two and a half. She isn't too keen … Continue reading Is it bed time yet?
Elisabeth: "Where are my nipples mummy?" Me:"Excuse me?" Elisabeth:"Where are my nipples mummy?" If I find out who is to blame for this they will be in serious trouble 🙂 This Tuesday Elisabeth didn't really want to go to the child minder, she was tired and wanted to stay home with mummy or daddy. But … Continue reading Conversations with Elisabeth 3
Me: 'What did you have for dinner at Jenny's today?' Elisabeth: 'Mash and beans and fish fingers.' - Me: 'Really?' - She actually had spaghetti 🙂 Me: 'You've grown so big!' Elisabeth: 'I'm not big, daddy is big.' Elisabeth: 'Daddy is a boy and mummy is a lady.' Me: 'That's right, daddy is a man … Continue reading Conversations with Elisabeth 2
Because my mother in law is on holiday for a couple of weeks, rather than paying for extra childcare, my mum (Elisabeth's oma) came to stay almost a week. She arrived Monday morning so Elisabeth would have a bit of time to get used to her before spending all Tuesday and Wednesday with her whilst … Continue reading Oma week
Elisabeth has started singing, well, not really singing, she has started saying the words to songs. For a few months now she has been saying the last word of a sentence of song if we pause at the end, but the other day she was sitting in her highchair, she had just finished her dinner, … Continue reading Tingle tingle ittle sar
Me: Mummy loves you Elisabeth. Elisabeth: What's that mummy? Me: That's a car. Do you love your mummy? Elisabeth: me love my daddy. ********* Me: Good morning Elisabeth. Elisabeth: Mummy! Me: Hello sweetheart. Elisabeth: Mummy wear pretty dress. ********* Me: Let's get you nice and dry. Elisabeth: Me need wash my hands. Me: That's ok, … Continue reading Conversations with Elisabeth (at 23 months and 2 weeks)
Dear Sainsbury's, I am writing to you to apologise, I committed a crime in your shop today, unintentionally I assure you, but still a crime. I stole a kiwi. This is what happened. This morning, I went to your shop with my 23 month old daughter. We were having a lovely time wandering through your … Continue reading Letter to Sainsbury’s
After a good three weeks of feeling rotten with the cold from hell, I finally feel better. I still get out of breath from walking up the stairs (although that is probably lack of fitness rather than cold) but I have been able to sleep without having to take cold medicine to knock me out, … Continue reading De-icious, children do say the funniest things!
A new year is for new things right? So why not post on someone else's blog for a change, great idea don't you think? And what better to write about than......sleep, or the lack of it. I think I might have mentioned this subject once or twice before 🙂 and as my friend Meghan over … Continue reading Just Another Sleep Journey