Parenting

That’s Not My…

It does look like the “That’s Not My…” series is running out of ideas, at least tasteful ones. There are signs that the “That’s Not My…” baby touchy-feely book series has run its course. It looks like the authors are running out of ideas. The evidence being the following extract from the next planned edition. …

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The Birds & Bees Conversation

I’ve just driven back from town with my three year old daughter where we went to get a birthday card for a friend of hers and some groceries. Out of nowhere Kitty started the following conversation, which I though was well worth relating to you verbatim… Kitty: Daddy, how did you and mummy Lanie make …

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Grandpa In My Pocket

Cbeebies is full of very strange programmes. Take Numberjacks for example. This appears to be a remake of spooky 70s show Sapphire & Steele albeit with the eponymous heroes replaced with CGI talking numbers that live inside a sofa. Then of course there’s Waybaloo a show about dwarfish Buddhists with speech and learning difficulties, which …

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The Magic Heliclopter

One of the great joys of being a parent of a three year old is the mad stream off chatter emerging from them. Granted if you’re not in the right mood it can be tiring – our daughter readily admits “I can’t stop talking daddy” – but on the whole it’s hugely entertaining hearing the …

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