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Toddlers and their Tantrums

I remember them well, one moment we are playing happily and the next BANG, he was on the floor yelling, screaming and thrashing about … Whaaaat ??? Sound familiar? Forwarned is for armed in matters of childcare whether it be reading, listening or watching the experts (aka my friends!) so I planned to do my […]

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7 things I wish I knew pre toddler Chickenpox

Disclaimer – the writer is not a medical professional. She is a tired mother. Take advice with a pinch of salt (or oats…) This household will now refer to our time together as post-Chickenpox and pre-Chickenpox.  Once this blog is posted, we shall never speak of the in-between ‘actually having Chickenpox’ time again. We. Are. Changed. […]

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Potty Training

Let me say at the outset that of the 4 children I have only 1 ever used a potty (and that was standing up!) and so for me this is more about toilet training. The standing up child was my first, a boy, and perhaps that is why I encouraged (some may say forced) my […]

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