Archive for the toddler tantrums Tag

Taming The Tyrranical Toddler

I’m going to confess something. . . When it comes time to get the kid awake every morning, I’m nervous as hell.  Some mornings my stomach is in knots. Why? BECAUSE HE’S TWO AND FICKLE AND WE HAVE PROBLEMS COMMUNICATING SOMETIMES AND GAWD IF I SCREW IT UP, THE REST OF THE DAY COULD BE RUINED!!!!  RUINED!  DO YOU UNDERSTAND?!
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Sh%*^&$)t I Wish My Kid Would Un-Learn

New(ish) parent?  Reading this with your beautiful bundle of joy perfectly swaddled, cradled in the your arms, sleeping peacefully?  Can you barely breathe when you see her beautiful face?  Soooooo dreamy. . . WAKE UP!  SNAP OUT OF IT!   In a few short months, that swaddle won’t work worth a damn and while your co-existence will still hopefully be
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I Seemed to Have Misplaced My “Give A Damn”

So the kid stuck it to me good yesterday. He was up early in the morning.  We hit the Park and we walked a lot.  So by the time we got home, he was pretty tired and testy.  While I was getting him some lunch, he asked for “cray” and “pay-per.” I am always happy to oblige when he asks
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Save Mamma From The Drama!

Mac’s second birthday is rapidly approaching and with it comes new words, new skills, new teeth. . .New drama. Lots and lots of drama. The kind of drama that is causing Reluctant Mother anxiety attacks (and record expenditures at the liquor store). He can go from giggling cute and cuddly to red-faced thrashing angry in approximately .3 seconds. Compounding the
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