We’ve been home from France for a few days now and we’re already looking at our next trip which I think will be in August.  The children love France and by the end of the week all three were finding confidence to attempt speaking French beyond asking for[…]

We arrived in France on Saturday and have explored the local area. Today, having made it to the bakery we like in the local village early enough to buy croissants before they sold out (PK having already made quite an impression there on Saturday when he marched in and loudly[…]

The baby food had been served so hot that it took the skin clean off his foot. It burned my hand as I wiped it away. We immediately summoned a waitress who brought a bowl of cold water, clean jay cloths and the manager. Poor PK was stripped down to his nappy, his foot placed in a bowl of cold water, and cold water from another bowl was constantly applied to his chest while we waited for the ambulance to arrive.

Here we are on a Friday evening, kids playing, adults happily listening to music from my car playlist which has, this evening, decided to play lots of things we haven’t heard for aaaaages. It’s all good. And then PK gets excited about the fact that he doesn’t wear nappies anymore,[…]

My kids often say odd, weird, funny, out of the blue things, and I usually forget to make a note of them, which is a shame, because I suspect I could write a book based on the things they say. Today though, I am here, making a note[…]

Here’s a question for you – what do you do when you have a child with long hair who doesn’t like it touched? Genuine question. PK has long, curly hair and he hates it being touched, let alone combed. We tried the Tangle Teaser thing. Still screams like[…]