Uh-oh we may have cleared the pool

My 3 year old cleared out the baby pool! Ah no, take that thought from your mind, it wasn’t that. Nanny and pops took her to the local baths to see her doing her ‘fish like stuff’ in the water. Trying to be the aspiring earth mother, I’d given her a load of fruit beforehand, […]

Am I a pushy mum?

As a parent it’s my role to be pushy isn’t it? A bit? Just a little?  Today was like any other Friday swimming lesson, we’ve been going for 8 months and my 3 year old loves it. Sometimes she puts in more effort than others and needs a word in her ear, but on the […]

The trials and tribulations of holidays 

Why am I so anxious about taking my little girl on holiday? I’ve been abroad lots of times before but I’m totally out of my comfort zone as this is her first time jetting off to another country and I’m trying to ward off all the issues before they come up. Firstly, I’m having problems checking […]

Even swimming throws up problems…

As a mum I’m faced with some very strange dilemmas that had never entered my mind before. I was proud as punch when my 3 yr. old daughter swam on her own this week and was rewarded with her 5 meter and 10 meter badges. After much praise and a trip out for cake, I […]