ordinary moments

The Big Sister

My girl adores her little brother. She has since the moment he arrived in her life, when she was 2 years and 11 months old. It’s a love that seems to grow every day. I find it remarkable that he doesn’t irritate her more than he appears to, as he is often playing with her …

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Bye Bye, Baby Days…

My baby boy is growing up. He’s nearly 29 months now, a fully-fledged toddler. The baby days are ending. We have potty training on the agenda for this year, though to be honest, I’m in no desperate rush with that one. He starts pre-school this September, two days a week, and I think that will …

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The Wonders of Frost

I’m still amazed by the everyday things that my children see as fascinating. The mundane, the unnoticed or even the irritations in my life, which elicit gasps and wonder from them. We had one such occurrence last week. It was the weekend, and a cold one. Which meant frost. Which to me means heating on …

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