1. Alec and his friend running in and out of the kitchen and shrieking with laughter. It's hard to say what's so funny -- but then we are not two and a half.
2. I am told, very kindly and firmly, to sit back and relax for five minutes with my cup of tea.
3. I surrender. I can't carry this furious toddler up the stairs to bed. We're going to sit on the sofa, have some bub and wait for Nick to come home.