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Why I love my morning commute- Daddy On The Naughty Step guest blog post

Now before I start my inaugural guest blog post I just want to make sure we are all on the same page with a couple of things:- 1. I love my daughters and my wife more than anything and time away is spent watching the clock to see how long before I am back with them.… Continue reading Why I love my morning commute- Daddy On The Naughty Step guest blog post

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Why I cuddle my child to sleep….and I’m not even sorry

“You’re making a rod for your own back”. That’s what they say when they ask about my childrens’ bed time routines and learn- shock horror- that my youngest daughter (just shy of 12 months old) is cuddled until she falls asleep. I know, I know, she should be put down ‘drowsy but awake’ and allowed… Continue reading Why I cuddle my child to sleep….and I’m not even sorry

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Squeezing my girls a little tighter tonight

Today my children have eaten ice cream and chocolate. They have had endless kisses, cuddles and tickles. They have played with whatever toys they wanted- even the ones that take me three hours to pack away when they have finally gone to bed. Their tantrums have been cheerfully tolerated. Chores have been put on hold… Continue reading Squeezing my girls a little tighter tonight

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Potty training day 2: Mission aborted

Sooooooo……I think our potty training ‘journey’ may be over for now. Today has not been a good day. The poor old potty is lying abandoned in a corner, yet to fulfil its life’s purpose. The Toddler is still completely resistant to the idea of the potty, all things associated with the potty and, now it seems, even the word… Continue reading Potty training day 2: Mission aborted