Archive for the pee Tag

Toilet Training: Oh GAWD Just Put the Piss Where It Belongs! Before Someone DIES ALREADY!!

Every. Day. For WEEKS. I now completely relate to criminals.  The potty seat I carry EVERYWHERE is like my own damned house-arrest ankle-monitoring device. The rest of the time?  We’re actually under house arrest: “We can’t go until you tinkle.  Let’s try to make tinkles.  Show me what you’ve got, go!  hurry!  So we can do more fun stuff!” And,
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For The Last Time, Mommy DOES NOT Have A Penis!

Time is rapidly getting away from me.  It’s insane how fast the day goes when almost every moment feels like a damned triage situation.  Mac is rapidly barreling towards three years complete with major meltdowns about EVERYTHING, nap refusals, and extreme frustration which nearly always manifests itself as physical aggression. Anyway, at some point over the past month, he decided
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Just Another Typical Day: Handling A Stranger’s Urine

Yesterday afternoon I had a prenatal check up.  We’re closing in on 33 weeks and I’m amazed at how good things have been going.  This pregnancy is much better than the first.  I didn’t really expect any surprises or problems at this appointment. . . I should know better. I arrived at said appointment on time.  This was a miracle
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I Say This A LOT BUT, I’ve Achieved A New All-TIme Parenting Low

So Thursday, I might have been a little crazy. I got up at 4AM and couldn’t get back to sleep.  So I proceeded to do a ton of laundry, clean the house, bag up a bunch of stuff for Goodwill, take Mac for a long walk in the park and to the playground.  While he napped, I did a some
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