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The saying ‘having a finger in every pie’ most definitely applies to my two boys, although in their case the meaning has little idiom involved. You wouldn’t want to eat anything remotely cake-like if they’ve been hanging around it unless … Continue reading

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Stitched Up

I once heard a mother say that looking after boys is easy – you just need to know if it’s serious enough to go to ER. Littler Boy is a walking (or tripping, falling or stumbling) specimen to be held … Continue reading

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Growing Pains

Yes,¬†an accurate way to describe my two sons on a bad day, but also the way I feel about them growing up on a good one. Despite regularly indulging¬†in fantasies of all the things we will do once our children … Continue reading

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Toddler Talk

Before I had my first baby, I wondered why mothers talked so much about their craving for adult conversation. After ten years of working in a large company, I craved being with someone who couldn’t talk back to me. It … Continue reading

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I Smell Toddler Spirit

Yesterday Bigger Boy snatched some toy trains from Littler, chased him round the room with a toy lawnmower while Littler wept in panic, and threw his cutlery on the floor when he didn’t like what I’d given him for lunch. … Continue reading

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Mission Impossible: Leaving The House

Once upon a time, in a faraway land called England, there lived a young girl who was able to get out of bed and leave the house thirty minutes later. She even managed to have breakfast, blow-dry her hair and … Continue reading

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