The Top 4 Toddler Tantrums...And How To Handle Them

The Top 4 Toddler Tantrums...And How To Handle Them

We have all heard of the expression 'The Terrible Twos' and it doesn't take long for parents of the world to realise that this expression is a gross understatement of reality.

Why? Because children aren't just prone to terrible tantrums at the age of two: this alliterated expression, although massively memorable and cleverly creative is insanely inaccurate!

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Jingle Balls.

Jingle Balls.

This post is a few days late as I have been juggling a lot of balls this week.Literally.

I have had balls flying at me from every angle and I have been knocking some out of the way with my metaphorical bat but sadly have tripped on others

Here's my list of Ball aches:

JINGLE BALLS.

We put the Christmas tree up on Sunday morning before I headed out to work

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You're having Olaf!!!!!

You're having Olaf!!!!!

This is Olaf.

He is small, friendly and 100% adorable. He is a film star and is adored by the multitudes.

Multitudes of kids that is.... parents aren't so fussed.

He is currently present in my life in a variety of forms: He's on my telly 24/7, he's singing in my car on loop, he is stuffed with cotton wool, he is in miniature plastic figurine form, he's blown up and filled with helium, he's floating in my bathtub and he's in my digestive system having been plastered in the form of icing on a giant slab of cake. He is there when I close my eyes and is thrust in my face when I wake.

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Time Out.

Time Out.

Something truly exciting happened this week, something that most ordinary people like myself fantasise about on a daily basis...not a lottery win, not a dinner date with Hugh Jackman but

A mini break.....without kids!!!!

Yes, finally all my Christmases came at once as my husband and I headed of to Cardiff for a full 36 hours of pure, uninterrupted freedom whilst our kids threw spaghetti all over their grandparents' house and subjected them to incessant alphabet recitals and midnight chats.

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Letting it go.

Letting it go.

I have a new mantra. It's an amazing one too. It's courtesy of Mr Walt Disney and I believe it may change my outlook on life forever.

                                                               LET. IT .GO.

Three very simple but very profound little words that have really helped me out this week.

This is how:

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