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I’d Love To Make Friends Like A Toddler…

I’d love to make friends like a toddler. I’m not short of a mum friend or two, But I’m starting to feel quite inspired By my tots and the way that they do… So, I’d rock up to playgroup as normal. Drop my jacket and puff out my chest. Scan the church-hall savanna before me,… Continue reading I’d Love To Make Friends Like A Toddler…

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Ode to Super-Daddy-Pig! (#mumdown)

This summer holiday is a bit of a strange one for me.  On the Friday that the schools broke up, instead of picking up The Tots from nursery full of excitement, I was in surgery having a planned operation.  Planning for the time off work was one thing, but planning for time off my mum-duties… Continue reading Ode to Super-Daddy-Pig! (#mumdown)

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The Adventures of Dudley the Dog.

Hi. I am Dudley. I’m Dudley The Dog. I’m awarded with glee to your well behaved sprog. I’ll be thrust in your face with a giddy, proud squeak, As the teacher explains about “Star of The Week”. You may find yourself torn between absolute pride, And distrust  for the guest that has thus been supplied.… Continue reading The Adventures of Dudley the Dog.

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Doing Holidays With The Small Humans…

Remember your holidays just as a two? The blissful idea of nothing to do? The sleepy siestas and cocktails at noon, As you bathed in the sun to a tropical tune? The crisp hotel sheets and delicious menus, Relaxed pace of life and spectacular views? All of those things that once floated your boat… …… Continue reading Doing Holidays With The Small Humans…

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Dear Person at Ikea…

A heartfelt letter to the “Smidiot” at Ikea who designed their multi-coloured packs of plastic plates and dishes: Dear Person at Ikea. With your very clever brain. Your packs of plastic toddler plates are driving me insane. “Let’s make them like a rainbow!” You announced to everyone. “Each plate a different colour! Let’s do that!… Continue reading Dear Person at Ikea…

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A Toddlers Guide To Moving House.

By Rhyming with Wine Gums aged 4 3/4  And introducing Rhyming with Midget Gems aged 2 3/4. Now and then our grown ups get these things called “itchy feet”. But rather than just scratching them – they choose to change their street. They get this sudden feeling that the place we know as home, No… Continue reading A Toddlers Guide To Moving House.

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The Monster That Lives In The Bin…

Dear daughter…. I’m sorry to tell you this way, But a hideous crime was committed today. You discovered yourself as you went in the bin. *deep breath* That a piece of your artwork had somehow got in?? Half in shock, and perplexed as to how it got there! I was stuck without words, only able… Continue reading The Monster That Lives In The Bin…