Tag Archive for parenthood

My 8 Month Old Ate An Oreo

It’s so real. It’s happening and I don’t even care.   You know all those posts about the differences between first, second, third, fourth (etc) kids? They are so spot on. I couldn’t even imagine being this careless carefree before my firstborn arrived on the planet. It’s glorious. There he is right now. 8 months…

“I wanna do it!”

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  Ah, that bittersweet phrase comes out of little mouths quite often at our house lately. In fact, the littlest one that isn’t speaking much yet still makes it pretty clear with his actions. The baby is cruising. The toddler is putting on her clothes. The preschooler is making her own sandwich. It’s lunchtime here.…

The Response

I posted around two weeks ago about our daughter’s Occupational Therapy Evaluation. I hesitated so much. I was really anxious about putting it up at all. The response was wonderful. More than one person in a similar position with their kids commented or sent me a message. Many people simply let me know how much…

I hate you!

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Wow. Want to regret the things you did to your own parents as a child? Become a parent. It’s a great way to pay yourself back for being a little pain. Those of you with tiny angel babies have this to look forward too!! “I hate” (anything and everything and ALL THE THINGS and nothing)…

Parents Are Crazy

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It seems like there is a lot of fight-the-power going on against all the negativity surrounding parenthood. We are mommies and daddies, hear us roar! But, guess what? We are crazy. There are some key symptoms to parental craziness. Parents are nuts. It’s not in such a bad way though. We’re just weird. We freak…

For the Hard Days . . .

Parenting is hard work. It’s draining. It’s overwhelming. It’s exhausting. At some point you’re going to find yourself at the end of your rope. It’s in the kid job description to find the limit of mom’s and dad’s energy. As much as you love being a parent, sometimes you NEED a break, a time-out, a…