1. I really to turn my pancakes, but Alec is shrieking with laughter and asking me to chase him round the kitchen with the fish slice.
2. Alec stands on a kitchen chair and examines little piles of all my scone ingredients. It's funny how much more pleasant life with a toddler is when you just accept that there will be mess.
3. We do know that Alec is going to be up all night if we all fall asleep in the afternoon -- but we do it anyway.