THE SCENE: In the shower with Child 1. I’ve just turned the water off. Child 1: My bum, it’s all wet! My bum, it’s sore! [Pulls butt cheeks apart.] Take a look! I’m married to your father, my dear girl, I’m not that naïve.
I volunteer with a local baby and toddler group, and my main job is to help organise the arts and crafts table. This week we’re doing decorated cardboard roll cuffs (inspired by Kids Activities Blog), and the mums tend to prefer a sample of ‘finished product’ so they know what they’re aiming for. So Child […]
I usually share lunch with The Child if we’re eating at home. And egg mayonnaise tends to feature once a week or so. If you’re picky and don’t like the grey bit that surrounds the yolk of an egg that’s been boiled for too long, here’s how to get the perfect hard-boiled egg: put an […]
With the baby coming any day now (I hope), I decided heading out every single day with The Child was likely to kill me. Not just because she knows I can no longer run after her — so she treats me to these evil grins and cackles (“You can’t catch me,” she actually says) — […]
When you have a tune stuck in your head and you assume it’s some chart hit, then a couple of minutes later you realise it’s a song from Bubble Guppies.