When the twins were a few months old, somebody (I can’t remember who) told me that they would get ‘easier’ at around four years old. I didn’t quite know how to react to this news, and thought (at the time) that four years old felt SO far away. “It can’t be all that bad surely?” I naively thought. Of course there have been all…

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We were at the swings yesterday and as they both played and laughed on the see-saw together I realised how much they will always have each other. It is so nice that they have a playmate there, all day, every day, no matter what they are doing. They are very lucky.

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This year has already been full on. The twins started preschool, then moved into big beds. Now potty training. I need a lie-down! Potty training though seemed to ‘happen by accident’ – (forgive the pun!). Last week Lottie said to me: Lottie: “No nappy Mummy” Me: “You don’t want your nappy on?” Lottie: “No” Me: “Are you sure?” Lottie: “Yes…

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We decided to take the sides off Harry & Lottie’s cotbeds around mid-February and make them into toddler beds. I was feeling VERY nervous. “Why ruin a great bedtime routine? Why make life so much harder for ourselves?”…Hubby and I asked ourselves! Because (I guess) we felt like it was the right time…and that we had to do it one day.

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