Top tantrums of 2022
Here they are, the top three most ridiculous tantrums of 2022:
Last year I once again drew a little sketch cartoon everyday in my diary. Looking over them all today tantrums from the girls seem to feature most often..
Walk of shame
The married-with-kids version of the walk of shame where you desperately try to get your child to nap by pushing her in the pram round the neighbourhood and all she does is scream “TV!!!” at the top of her lungs for a good twenty-five minutes before finally conking out.
Stay very still..
My daughters are nearly 8 and 3 and a half years old and they play together so little that when do it’s like a miraculous sighting of a rare bird.
All the small things..
Trying to decide which toddler request you need to draw the line at for your own sanity and so they don’t think of you as their personal slave, and so you can get whatever it is they are stalling against (bedtime/dinner time/brushing teeth time..) done is so hard . They are all so small and…
Parenting pep talks
Sometimes I feel like I need some kind of parenting coach to get me through the daily routine.
Post -Christmas Lego rage
It’s been a difficult time.
Meeting up with friends who have kids in winter..
Aargh when you have kids someone is always ill! As a consequence my social life during winter consists almost entirely of standing in the drizzle at a playground chatting to other parents in the short window one has before someone’s child screams “I’m cold! I want to go home!”/it rains.
Most of the time I feel like I am talking into the void..