All posts tagged: emotions

Yes she’s Mine

When people look at Hollie and I they never ever believe she is my daughter, she looks a little older and I look a little younger maybe. I always feel rather defensive when people ask “wow is she yours” I always follow that with ” I was 20 when I had her” I’ve always looked younger, I never tried to get in bars under age I just got laughed at, it was something I hated growing up, now it’s not so bad though! I guess it’s not just the way I look but it’s the way I feel, I don’t feel 36 next month. I am mentally young, I like all kinds of music, I still listen to Radio 1 through choice! I borrow Hollies clothes, I have her dungarees on again today, I have been warned not to do this clearly still pushing the boundaries as well. I love the odd night out and my one true love… festivals! Nothing beats a bit of D&B in a field, admittedly I can’t do it for …

Exploring Emotions

When do you start letting your toddler know that actually launching himself into some kind of pirate fist clenching stance because the other kid wants the ball he’s holding isn’t ok ? For a start how do you even begin to explain why he just did that ? Well my initial response was to say “Oh someones been watching too much Swashbuckle”. In reality I just wanted the ground to swallow me up, the other little boy ran off scared for his own life, poor little guy. It really made me think, do I need to be more firm with him? Should I be telling him off? I just don’t think that’s my style with Oscar. I’ve spent a lot of time writing about how parenting a teenager has changed me and I think this change is now apparent in how I’m going about things with Oscar. At the moment he’s exploring emotions, hes understanding that if he takes something off someone or pushes them it creates a reaction or an emotion. I don’t think at …