The times, they are a changing

“Heidi?” he asked me “Do you have another one in your tummy for me? They aren’t sharing with me.” The previously youngest child was hoping to meet his bottom rung usurper. He sat there taking it all in, contemplating his dubious promotion and desperate to be considered responsible enough for a cuddle. He did eventually…

Put ’em high

The youngest in this house is a rampant climber. He can and does help himself to pretty much anything he can reach and fancies. And the list of things he can’t reach grows shorter by the day. In light of this fact the rest of the household has to put anything they hold dear “Up…

I did

Probably the most uttered sentence in my household at the moment is “I did.” It is the go to response for “Wash your hands please.” “Did you flush the toilet?” “Put your pyjamas on your bed.” “Take your plate to the kitchen.” It rarely has any bearing on reality. It’s close relation is “I nam”…

Turning things up

So the last few nights have been a bit sleepless. I’ve been taken back to a time I really didn’t enjoy the first time round. Nightly bed wetting. In the past the sheer volume of liquid that was being dispelled was often the problem but these last few days the nappy seemed to be relatively…