Nappy Valley...in New York

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Nappy Valley...in New York
Freelance journalist, wife to The Doctor and mother of two lively Littleboys. We left southwest London's 'Nappy Valley' in May 2009 for a three year sojourn on Long Island, New York.
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  • Am I really that disorganised? 4 days ago I used to pride myself on being pretty organised when it came to the kids.Not to the point where I'm arranging their clothes in matching colours, or booking playdates a couple of months ahead or signing up for things like schools several years in advance. No, that's just scary.But I write things in...
  • Tears Before Bake-Off time 2 weeks ago My two boys love The Great British Bake-Off. And I'm wondering. Am I alone?Nine-year-old Littleboy1 in particular seems to be fascinated by this show, which in itself is strange as, of the two, he is the more traditionally "boyish".  (His brother, meanwhile, has been known to say he wants to be a...
  • The Twelve Labours of Homework Time 2 months ago "We all you YOU can do your child's year 3 maths questions, or write a story about a caveman," said the teacher at the recent parents' talk at school. "We want to know if THEY can."Sensible words of course, but oh, how hard when you're standing over your child as they struggle with a homework...
  • What age do kids walk to school on their own? 2 months ago At what point does the adult in this picture disappear?The new school year has started, and Littleboys 1 and 2 are now at the same school. This makes dropping off/picking up much easier for me; however, building works at the school now means that parking has become even more chaotic than usual. So...
  • Swallows and Amazons Save the Day on the M6 3 months ago My own intrepid explorers head up-river in AngleseyThe Valley-to-Palais family has been in Anglesey, North Wales for a much needed post-move break.We decided to drive up on Friday afternoon before the bank holiday, something we knew was potentially foolish (due to past experience with the traffic)...

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Gill
17:32 PM October 20, 2012

Have enjoyed reading your blog, I visited USA for the first time this year for my son's wedding in Central Park, NY. I actually started looking at ex-pat blogs as he and his new wife have moved to China directly after their stay in NY, as I know his wife is doing a blog also,but via Twitter. I had wondered if any one else was in the area that they were to see what others are writing about the place, but there were not any in the same area as them. Then I looked at India, New Delhi in particular as my husband and I were ex-pats there for a time. Then I looked at USA, and NY in particular and found your blog, which I found interesting and amusing, hope your knees get back to normal soon.

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