I realised it’s important for children to see that we’re not perfect. If they hold us up on pedestals, they’ll always be worried about failing, or getting things wrong. And getting things wrong is an important way to learn.
The early days alone with them both were daunting and a matter of trial and error. I learnt quickly that my imagined view on something was often very different to the reality….
I have a cooker which has such a complex alarm, I’ve resorted to buying an egg timer from the £1 shop and using that