Threenagers: The Awful Truth

When De La Soul sang “3, that’s the magic number”, they clearly hadn’t experienced life with a three year old child. Magical is a far cry from where we are at right now. I just want to preface this blog with a note to say: I love my daughter very much. So much it hurts….

Terrific Twos

I’ve had enough of this ‘Terrible Twos’ label our toddlers are given. Yes, they push the boundaries, have meltdowns and throw tantrums for seemingly no real reason, but they can’t always find the words to express their frustration and are mastering new skills at an alarming rate – can we really blame them for finding…

Freedom of choice – a helping hand with toddler behaviour…

  “Would you like a satsuma or a banana?” “Would you like to put your arms through your (car seat) straps, or shall I?” “Would you like Mummy to check your teeth, or Daddy?” These are just three of the MANY questions I have asked our toddler in the last few days. I used to…