Help! My toddlers love their dummies!

I swore blind before our twins were born that a dummy would never ever reach their little mouths! They would be cuddled, they would be nursed or rocked or maybe even sang to for hours on end to calm them, but a dummy would never pass their lips. Bah ha ha ha ha ha! Oh how foolish! How naive, innocent and sweet my views of raising our children were! I remember one time when our twins were in special care. I had made it very clear to the nurses that I didn’t want our children to have dummies so imagine… [Read More]

Keeping the magic of Christmas alive

Yes, you read the title of this post correctly! I did mention the ‘C’ word in July! I know it’s over five months until Christmas, but that doesn’t stop me from thinking about it! Us parents have to be prepared! We have a lot of organising to do which mainly consists of saving up some money so that we can buy the little people in our lives some presents from Santa. All this thinking about Christmas has got me thinking about Santa! Our twins will be almost three years old come Christmas this year. Last Christmas we introduced them both… [Read More]

The Dummy Fairy Workshop Review

I’ve blogged previously about my attempts to wean our girls off their dummies and for a short while it worked.  Somehow though we’ve slipped back into old habits and have been allowing the girls to have their dummies during the day.  Ideally the only time I want them to have a dummy is for nap and bed time.  Around two weeks ago I started working on reducing the amount of time that the girls have their dummies. It’s actually gone better than the last time I tried as R hasn’t asked for her dummy as much as she did last… [Read More]