Christmas with a Two year old: the struggle is real 

Everyone told me how amazing Christmas would be this year, how a two year old knows what’s going on, enjoys it all a lot more, and how much fun it would be. They fail to mention the terrible twos and how that affects all the festive fun. Big D is strong this year, I’m exhausted and feeling very very low, it’s hard to explain but I don’t feel myself at all and it’s hard to be ‘normal’. W has been unbearable these last few days.  I feel horrible and guilty for saying that, it’s all supposed to be sunshine and roses. But it really fucking hasn’t been. Please don’t judge or think I’m being mean – my son is my world and I love him so much I think I could be sick sometimes, but this phase he is in at the moment is making life so fucking hard. Yesterday he was so overwhelmed, too many presents and too much spoiling. And some of the worst behaviour I have ever seen from him. Biting, kicking, screaming, not sharing, not listening – the list goes on. I am so proud of him at times I feel like I’m going to burst,…

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