I've decided that babies should really learn German as their first language - you know, that language that mixes up the verb and noun order (from English's norm) and puts multiple nouns and adjectives together to form really big words ... because a great example of what comes out of my toddler's mouth is, "Anna … Continue reading Das ist eine word, ja mama? #toddlertalk #babysfirstphrases
When my two-year-old only naps for an hour or an hour and a half (or worse, not at all), I get frustrated because I can't get everything done that I wanted to do. But when she naps over two hours, I get bored and start to miss her ... and consider waking her up. I … Continue reading Just can’t get naptime right…. #toddlernaptroubles
I don't understand how my toddler can eat a bowl of Cheeries cleanly like an adult on Tuesday morning, but on Wednesday morning drinks all the milk first, then shovels the moist Cheerios in her mouth with her hands, then squishes the last 1/4 cup with her fists. "Mess!" Yes, child, a mess. Sigh. And … Continue reading How a toddler eats, Part 64 #toddlermeal #toddlermess
Logic tells me that if my toddler hates having her hands wiped after eating, she'd stop eating with her hands and making a squishy, icky mess between her fingers, in the creases of her hands, and under her fingernails. Especially with sticky, greasy foods like avocado and peanut butter. Too bad toddlers just are not … Continue reading Messy hands, mommy! #babymess
My daughter keeps saying "ichie ee" the last few days. Either she's trying to speak Japanese or she's trying to tell us she has itchy knees.... I don't really understand either choice!