Take one grumpy preschooler who you have to get out of the door in an hour and cue the threenager tantrums… again and again. If Tilly were to diarise her morning it might look a but like this.
I recently came across an excellent post by local blogger Mummy on a Budget called ‘Things to do before I’m 2‘, which to my mind captures many of those defining experiences we’re keen for our children to enjoy. However, I had a problem: with Tilly’s second birthday just weeks away I simply wasn’t going to have the time to get through the list, not least with it being the depths of winter. Instead we would give ourselves a year and inspired by the idea create a list of essential experiences for toddler Tilly to enjoy by the age of 3. Call it a bucket list, new year’s resolution or a challenge if you wish – it boils down to getting Tilly out and about to do, see, make and explore.