Category Archives: Editorial

On princesses and tiaras

But she’s only seen Mickey Mouse Clubhouse twice I feel pretty strongly about letting The Child figure out who she is and what she likes. As a fully-fledged life member of the Tomboy Brigade, I make sure she does have clothes that are feminine (just not overly so) as well as my staples, t-shirts and […]

I am a superhero

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.)

You’re probably doing fine

Let’s cut to the chase. While we were on our holidays, I met parents of one through five children, the children were of varying ages (one even had a child of her own, with the biggest blue eyes you’ll ever see), they are / were privately-educated, go / went to state schools, or are / […]

The whimper in the night

We’re just starting week two of night weaning The Child (previous post), and I’m pleased to report that so far, I have not been needed past nursing her to sleep. Even The Husband has not been needed the past couple of nights — he’s gone over to check on her when she’s whimpered or cried […]

Mummy coming now!

Ice cream is not really relevant, but The Child does love sitting with The Husband and taxing sharing his desserts We have made it past night three of night weaning. I never thought we’d be able to do it, The Child is really possessive of her unrestricted access to boob. The first night was bad. […]