Letter to Lena – on your second birthday

You are currently laid in my arms asleep. It’s 1.30pm on an idle Sunday and you are trying to nap but you keep coughing yourself awake. I don’t even know where this cough came from. Unusually, you actually don’t have…

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15 funny things my 4 year old has said this Christmas 

You guys all seemed to enjoy my last funny things my 4 year old has said lately  so much that I thought I would bring you a final instalment before he turns 5 on Friday (sob). This time, given the…

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How to make your child sleep in longer…

The answer to this is really simple. You can’t. Welcome to the life of pre-sunrise starts. It fucking sucks. Both my kids suck for sleep. I’ve mentioned this before here and here. Not only do they both wake frequently at…

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