We’re currently trying to cut down or eliminate The Child’s afternoon naps, because they translate to an 11pm bedtime. Which is highly uncool. Lots of afternoon activities to keep a tired and cranky toddler occupied are now required, because as tempting as it is to just stick Frozen, Despicable Me, Tangled, or Spider-Man and his […]
Some children refuse to drink plain water. The Child pretty much just hardly drank anything. I tried putting a piece of cut or crushed fruit into her drinking water to give it a little flavour. It helps that she loves fruit so much my teeny weeny white lie — about how she couldn’t reach the […]
The Child sleeps a grand total of eight or nine hours a night, which translates to a long nap in the middle of the day. Which also means it’s kind of pointless to organise any play dates or activities from lunchtime onwards. Which means she’s been watching a little more television and Youtube (or, “Yo […]
I managed to babysit an infant under six months old for over an hour while The Child was napping. In fact, I got the baby to nap, too. Pah! Two babies are easy… (I jest. I got lucky.)
Instead of buying silicone ice cube trays to make your own rainbow crayons (read: danger of the trays melting in the oven), go to a pound shop and buy silicone cake pop moulds. True, the resulting shape isn’t that interesting, but it isn’t going to melt on you.