Entry #3 – Are you THAT Mom? I couldn’t help myself. My one-year old daughter’s morning nap depended on it! I simply had to switch my assigned time to meet my 3-year-old son’s teacher to the 9am slot. And with that simple move, I became THAT mom. The fact that my daughter refused to take <... >
“Don’t throw that ball towards the TV!” I say and cringe, as my whirling dervish of a toddler zips through the living room and disappears around the bend almost as quickly. And then it hit me – not the ball, but rather a moment of inspiration.
In the summer when kids spend most of their time outdoors, bathing suits practically become underwear worn from morning to night.
It was a freezing, frostbite inducing afternoon. In the crook of my burdened elbow lay my 4-month-old daughter in her heavier-by-the-minute car seat.
There are certain aspects of parenting that inevitably become something of a competitive sport. Potty training is one such aspect. Try as we may to avoid it, most of us will feel the societal pressure to lose the diapers and proclaim our households ‘diaper-free’ way before we really need to. So, before we get our <... >