Conversations with a toddler – Spike’s Speech

Last August I wrote a post about how worrying about Spike’s speech wasn’t good for either of us. I was worrying and it was stressing me out and annoying her. I stopped and let her get on with things in her own time and now I’m so glad I did. …

The twos… they are pretty terrible

I know, I know… you’re not meant to say it. Two year olds are just ‘challenging’. They aren’t terrible, and they shouldn’t be labelled as such. However, on any given day I will be punched, kicked, bitten, smacked, shouted at and all that’s come out of Spike’s mouth is “NOOOOO …