Toddler Talk Tuesdays: Please Stop, Mom

So I've mentioned before that I have the habit of getting down and funky sometimes. (Cringe.) I also have developed the habit of belting out a stanza of a song if someone says something (unintentional and unrelated in subject) that is the words to that song. I don't know why I do this, but I … Continue reading Toddler Talk Tuesdays: Please Stop, Mom

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Toddler Talk Tuesdays: A Bevy of Bathroom Humor

Bathroom humor is always a winner, right? For adults it's funny - but for kids it's even funnier. I hope this doesn't offend anyone, but Toddler really had us in stitches with the following two conversations: Me: "Are you pooping?" Toddler: [Straining] "Yeeeaaahh...." Me: "Is it coming out okay?" Toddler: "Yeah, because I eat lots … Continue reading Toddler Talk Tuesdays: A Bevy of Bathroom Humor

Murphy’s Laws of Parenting

Inspired by Newton's Laws of Motion and Murphy's Law ... I bring you ... Murphy's of Parenting! As a scientist by training, I have, by careful observation and years of parental training, developed the following list: A child in motion will remain in motion (regardless of momentum-arresting attempts by parental figures). A just-cleaned item (toilet, … Continue reading Murphy’s Laws of Parenting