My problems with my toddler’s favorite books

After reading several of my 2-year-old daughter's favorite books (which include some favorites of mine when I was young), I just have to gripe about some things. Lord, how did these get past their editors?! Why do we never know the boy's name in The Cat in the Hat? We know his sister's name is Sally! … Continue reading My problems with my toddler’s favorite books

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My child, Yoda she is! #toddlertalk #babyyoda

I get it: learning to speak is difficult, and apparently learning English is quite hard. Nouns, verbs, subjects, predicates, adjectives ... a toddler must essentially navigate a Language Arts class without knowing any of the rules and just imitating her parents to the best of her ability. ... Which is curious, because neither my husband … Continue reading My child, Yoda she is! #toddlertalk #babyyoda

I’m in parenting hell, and it’s called potty training…. #pottytraining #justdoit

Forget labor, forget those first few times breastfeeding, forget trying to get your toddler to use a g**da** utensil ... hands down, the hardest task as a parent (so far) is potty training. Gross. Frustrating. Tiring. Long. Seemingly hopeless. Kid, it's just a potty! You won't have to get your diaper changed again - rejoice! … Continue reading I’m in parenting hell, and it’s called potty training…. #pottytraining #justdoit