The Camping Pods Of Despair

Camping is quite the delight with a one and a half year old. We imagined the twinkling sunlight that scattered itself between the trees, creating an almost surreal fairyland in which Edgar would forage in the woods, only to return to show off the spoils of his adventures and then he’d be off again to […]

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When Comforter Toys Go Wrong

FROM HER: The thing about comforter toys is that you have absolutely no control over what it is that your child will get attached to. Give a child an easily-replacable muslin to take a shine to, and he will cast it aside with contempt. Accidentally leave a pair of post-pregnancy knickers on the floor – […]


Edgar’s Second Word Is ‘Dick’

FROM HIM: ‘Toast’ was his first word. Sneaky little sod has held back on his first word and has carefully selected ‘toast’. Believe it or not, it’s his special little way of getting some toast. We were obviously overjoyed at hearing any clear pronunciation of a word, as any parents are, if they have to […]