You Know You’re a Mom When YOU’RE Obsessed With Poop – Your Kid’s Poop!

I promise this will be last poop-centric post, honestly. (Nahhh, I'm not promising anything ... my 18mo is just getting to the point where she says "butt" when I ask her if she pooped ... so I'm guessing there's more fun in this vein to come!) Let's be serious, fellow parents: we're always a bit obsessed … Continue reading You Know You’re a Mom When YOU’RE Obsessed With Poop – Your Kid’s Poop!

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

Things That Don’t Faze Your Kid (But We Wouldn’t Stand!)

You know those kids running around looking like an infant version of a hot mess? Of course you do, because that is every kid, everywhere, at some point. Boogery, poopy, dirty - you name it, they're covered in it. But do they notice? Nope! It's only we parents who insist the situation be fixed up … Continue reading Things That Don’t Faze Your Kid (But We Wouldn’t Stand!)

Toddler Talk Tuesdays: “Spreading” Gossip

So we had another conversation about someone pooping somewhere inappropriate ... I have a 3yo, so of course we have about two dozen conversations like this daily.... Toddler: "I like when [Baby] poops in my hand!" Me: "What?! She doesn't do that!" Toddler: [Opens her hand.] "Grandma peed in her hand ... and then showed … Continue reading Toddler Talk Tuesdays: “Spreading” Gossip

Apparently Ideas Flow When My Toddler’s Poop Does, Too

Some people claim their most creative thoughts come in the shower. For my 3yo toddler, her free-flowing ideas arrive as her, erm, poop is flowing (though she's usually talking nonstop). Yep - I get stories that weave books she's read, conversations we've had, and songs she sings. They are insanely creative, rambling, circuitous, and abundantly … Continue reading Apparently Ideas Flow When My Toddler’s Poop Does, Too