reading with toddlers

The 5 best books to read to toddlers

The best books to read to Toddlers; these are ones you will both enjoy! I love to read and have gotten so much joy from books over the years.  Some of my fondest memories are of my dad enthusiastically playing all members of the Famous Five as he read to us at night. I wanted …

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Speech and language therapy

What I learnt from Speech Therapy

One of my twins has a speech delay and has been receiving speech therapy.  POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS Her speech delay has been apparent for a while, but she was small at birth and has always taken a little longer than her sister to crack new skills so we weren’t overly concerned and neither was …

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toddlers are embarrassing

Toddlers are embarrassing!

When my children are older it is a given that they will find me an embarrassment at some point or another, but here’s the thing I am determined to be embarrassing whenever possible.  It will be payback time…  Toddlers are embarrassing and in 10 years time it will be my turn to say inappropriate things, …

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8 Reasons I love Toddlers

It has been a difficult week or so here with two unwell toddlers who are very very grumpy.  I have been struggling with managing two sets of tantrums and two littles needing me so very much.  Rather than sit in the corner having a tantrum with them I decided to put on my positive pants …

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Managing Twins Squabbling

How one twin mummy handles squabbling twins

Toddler Independence is a pain

Toddler independence is a pain at the best of times. Their desire to ‘do it myself’ always means taking sooooo much time.  However, when you are trying to get four kids ready and out of the house by 8:40am it is just a catastrophe (as they say on Furchester Hotel – cbeebies is always in my …

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When my 4 month old baby had Croup it was the scariest night of my life.  In fact this was now 9 months ago and it is only now that I can look back on it and actually write about it without feeling the fear again. I should immediately say that Croup is usually a …

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