Trying to teach the 3-year-old to say please and thank you is backfiring…
For the Autumn half term holiday, we went to a family friendly hotel in Willingen, Germany which is a four-hour drive from our house in Brussels. We left the day after the girls had participated in a Halloween trick or treat parade round our neighbourhood (so the three-year-old had had sweets for the first timeContinue reading “Willingen”
I’ve written about this many times before, but we live under a so-called emergency flight path that should only be used when there is a North wind above a certain strength. Unfortunately, it’s often in use much more than that, and the only way to describe how it feels when it is in use aboveContinue reading “A day under a flight path..”
I recently put together all the cartoons I’ve done featuring my second child (her nickname is Peach) and had them printed out as a book on smartphotos.be. I tried reading it to her, but she doesn’t yet seem to like it!
Summer already feels like a lifetime ago, but here is my cartoon recap of our 3-week mini tour of the UK to see friends and family. My memories of it are a bit marred by the fact we caught Covid at some point near the end of the holiday, and we did end up spendingContinue reading “Summer 2022”
Covid finally got us, two and a half years into this bloody pandemic. 2 days after returning from England for our summer holiday I started feeling more tired than usual (hard to judge when you have two small children and feel constantly tired anyway) and had a slight sore throat. I’m not sure whether IContinue reading “Covid with kids”
We celebrated Isabel’s third birthday at our friends house in the Hague last weekend. They have a nearly three year old too and the girls got on very well, which was so sweet to see. Also the Hague is lovely (although way more cars than I was expecting for a place which has such greatContinue reading “Isabel’s 3rd birthday”
I don’t know how much of it is wilful ignorance and how much is actual ignorance, but many people I know are in complete denial about how bad flying is. They are the kind of people who would say they ‘believe’ in climate change and want to do their bit for the environment, but willContinue reading “It’s not the lights, it’s the flights..”
Sharing has never been either of my daughter’s strong point, but this was a really low moment. Max and Maxine only lasted a couple of weeks and are now forgotten, but I still get asked to find invisible hamsters. Luckily I seem to be better at it than I was before.