No longer sleeping together (co-sleeping)

For 26 months, we co-slept with #JasperBean and it worked for us. In the beginning, in order to get him to fall asleep I would have to hold him. That slowly transitioned to holding hands and then pretending to sleep to lull him in. I was a master at getting him to sleep and I had no problems with it. I gradually let him have his daytime naps in his cotbed sleeping alone and hadn’t had any issues with this. No power struggle, no tears or kicking up a fuss as long as he knew I was in the room with him. Night time was different. Continue reading “No longer sleeping together (co-sleeping)”

MW received a Blogger Recognition Award!

Blogger Recognition AwardI’ve never been one of those lucky people who won prizes, or recognition. So when I received a comment on my blog from Yan Ru, a fellow blogger from Yanrula informing me that she has nominated my blog for the Blogger Recognition Award. I seriously was shocked and couldn’t believe my eyes! I had to re-read it a couple times through just to make sure it was real.
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70 Ways to Survive Hay fever

99% of the people we come across tells us that #JasperBean looks like me and obviously I’m delighted to hear this! Unfortunately, apart from our physical similarities and personality, we including S, also suffer from the dreaded seasonal allergy – hay fever! I have had hay fever for as long as I can remember and every year we suffer from the following symptoms: Continue Reading!

Honesty and Deception in Young Children - Truth and Lies

My child is lying. The Peeking Game and 5 ways to encourage the truth?

I recently read an interesting article that looked at the evolution of honesty and deception in young children, the study suggested that children around the age of 2 start learning how to lie. I thought to myself: “Great!! #JasperBean has just passed that milestone Continue Reading!