After some training from the doctors, and picking up the epipen, I had to stop and breathe; yes, my son has never needed an epipen and I prey he never does, but the reality of having to carry one is fricking scary. As I slowly walked home from hospital a few silent tears came down… Continue reading The toddler and the EpiPen!
Patch testing: I was eating a piece of “bake in the bag fish” in tomato sauce a few weeks ago. Monkey came over and had a taste. It was nut and chickpea free, but before long his face was covered in hives and the area just above his lip was swollen. After giving him Piriton,… Continue reading Walnut Challenge and Patch Testing.
With chicken pox behind us we have headed out to enjoy socialising and just being out without worrying we may spread chicken pox. We headed to Monkey’s favourite spot at the cathedral, where he and other children sat and played in the drizzle, but fresh air is fresh air!!!! He had his back to me… Continue reading Panic Stations!!
I’m about 98% sure we have finished with teething!!! Can I get a ‘whoop whoop!!’ I counted 20 teeth so we are done right!?!?? I just want to thank Calpol and Nescafé for there continuing support and help through this hard time!! If I wasn’t 28 weeks pregnant I would go out drinking to celebrate!… Continue reading Thank you Calpol and Nescafé!
I always like to have a plan for the day, I don’t know if it’s being a good parent or having OCD, or both. I like to know what to expect and how I will keep monkey entertained during the day. We are very lucky to live next to such a beautiful park, so we… Continue reading Trying to fill a toddler’s day
First, off to the doctors we went to check if I’m immune so we can make sure the baby will be ok! (Luckily I am!). Monkey enjoyed watching my blood test, quite interesting! For two nights we had not much sleep because Monkey was up so much crying, so he slept with us, but he… Continue reading Chicken Pox Survival Plan!!
So arts and craft with a toddler doesn’t always go to plan! We have these lovely cardboard men and stickers from ‘Tigers’. We had a great time sticking the stickers on one man, I then went to finish lunch. Only to return to a full blown massacre!!!! That’s a sodding waste of money!