My son is 3.5 years old and is not completely toilet trained yet. There, I said it. We tried last summer when the weather was a "naked toddler in the garden" kind of heatwave but he just didn't get it, refused to wee at all without a nappy and would hold it in for HOURS. … Continue reading Oopsy daisy, never mind!
2018 has been the best summer ever. Jack is 2 and 3/4 years old which is an awesome age. He walks, or rather runs, everywhere and is curious and adventurous and fun. This is also the first summer in about 15 years where my weight has not been a hinderence in any way. I am … Continue reading Post-summer musings
Dear Past Me – It Gets Better
An open letter to all my old Me's. The one's that are in pain. I want them to know it gets better. Dear 9 year old me - you won't always have your eating disorder this severe. One day you will be brave enough to try new foods. ARFID will not control you forever. You … Continue reading Dear Past Me – It Gets Better
Short time, big difference
Ah, the 2 Year Old Health Visitor Review questionnaire. In my opinion, designed to make the parents feel as shite as humanly possible after doing their very best every day. The Doctor's will a;; stop using a preemie's corrected age when the child gets to their 2nd birthday. Their defence for this is that most … Continue reading Short time, big difference
No More Silence
"Mama! Mama! Hey Mama!" This is the current soundtrack to my life. The sweetest little voice, that started out barely audible due to him having to recover from having a vent tube down his throat, has turned into a loud bellow! And the only word he really knows if my name. Mama. He has been … Continue reading No More Silence