Cameron blows the candle from his dinosaur cake

Cameron 24 months

Happy Birthday my little man. You’re a silly little goose, a dare-devil, a performer, Mr Athletic, a cheeky monkey, a very determined little soul. You love you big sister. She’s your idol. You copy her – everything she does and says. You’re a parrot. You have been talking so much. You can count to fifteen,…

Recommendations please on staph related eczema

For staph-related eczema, does anyone have a recommendation for an antibacterial wash or similar? We’ve been putting a small amount of bleach in the bath as recommended by the eczema nurse. It’s pretty drying and Cameron (17 months) gets quite irritated during and just after the bath. We are using emulsifying ointment in the bath…

Time for bed, snacks

Abby’s got a “Time for Bed” book about little animals going to bed. Her version, while eating snacks is “Go to sleep little raisin, little raisin…” (eats raisin). “Go to sleep little nuts, little nuts…” (eats nuts). “Time for bed little raisin, little raisin…” Hahaha! How the book’s supposed to be read is below.

Strange square bedfellows

Abby’s been taking a variety of toys into bed with her lately. Not only has she been sleeping with her old faithful Baby Bear, she’s expanded to include Monster and Rabbit, often all at the same time. Sometimes it’s not even soft toys that she sleeps with – we’ve found her lullaby music toy and…

Toilet humour?

So after about 15 minutes of trying to keep Abby (now 21 months) on her potty, she got off and laid a cable on the rug. She got off the potty, walked over to me, started straining at which point I picked her up to put her back on the potty, but I as I…

Abby Update at 17 Months

Abby is now a big sister, though she doesn’t know what that means. She knows that Cameron is a baby, but also thinks all children are babies – even those bigger than she is! Her vocab is forever extending. I’m losing track of all the words she knows because she picks up new ones so…