Anyone who follows this blog regularly or knows me personally will know that we have a problem with sleep in this house. Big Bear is big sensory seeker and a very restless sleeper. He often wakes in the night to go to the toilet and generally likes to start his day between 4.45am and 5.15am.
At 4 o’clock this morning, I awoke to find Big Bear standing next to my bed in full Santa costume minus one vital part. “I don’t know where the beard is mummy,” he said. “Can you help me find it?” While I was impressed that he’d managed to locate the plastic packet (hidden deep within