When your 2yo can think on the spot better than you

Maeve has given herself permission to have one dummy in her mouth and one in her hand during the day. ‘We’re playing babies,’ she tells me when I remind her that dummies are (strictly) for bed. She quickly crawls across the lounge room floor towards Elsie and says, ‘Wah, wah.’ ‘You’re a big girl, Maeve,’ … Continue reading When your 2yo can think on the spot better than you

From ventilators to balloons

There are things to celebrate in a child’s life. Like all parents, we celebrated babies rolling over, taking first steps, speaking first words, and using manners for the first time without being prompted. This weekend we celebrated again. Elsie blew up her first balloon. And I cried. Watching your child learn something new is like … Continue reading From ventilators to balloons

Lots of autumn sales at The Square

Yesterday Mum and I were at The Square - Bendigo's Handmade Market. The Square is our favourite market to take our things to; it's held in a beautiful venue (the Bendigo Town Hall), it has a great atmosphere, the girls who organise it are friendly, professional and efficient, the customers are great and there are … Continue reading Lots of autumn sales at The Square