The wheels of the bus

Isn’t public transport wonderful? No. I’m not that much of a fan either. It can be very useful though and is often a necessary evil, I have however learnt that it is not ok with a toddler. The first day was actually pretty good. He was so fascinated by the whole new world that he was being exposed…

I’m Dion…

This is the latest catch phrase to be heard at top volume at all hours of the day and night in our house. It is usually coupled with a loud thud and then the pitter-patter of running footsteps. Little fists are extended out in front of him in his “flying” posture, his face marked with…

These are the Days of our Lives

I have a colleague at work who teases me about the soap opera-esque dramas that are continually unfolding at my sons daycare. It seemed that within a few short months of attending daycare he had met the love of his life. They were inseparable. They did everything together and in every photo they were either sitting next to…

Allow me to finish that sentence for you

My son has become quite adept at anticipating what is going to happen next. I will say “Can you go to the toilet now please.” or “Can you put your shoes away in your bedroom.” And he will say “And after I get back I can watch TV” or “And when I’m done I will…