See that picture? That’s me, bottle feeding Danny back in 2008. Look how happy I was, being such a crappy mom! I had no idea the damage I was doing to my little one. JK. HE’S 6 AND HE’S HEALTHY AS A HORSE. Stop judging me! In the game of parenting, you win or …Continue reading "Don’t Judge Me, Bro!"
I have to be honest, when I first wrote this post, it wasn’t called “How to Fix Your Child’s Bad Behavior RIGHT NOW”, it was called “How to get closer to your child RIGHT NOW”. But I thought the bad behavior one would get more parents to look at it and possibly click on …Continue reading "How to Fix Your Child’s Bad Behavior RIGHT NOW"
The state of my oven door after she repeatedly kicked it from the floor and shouted “No!” Warning! Explicit language! This post is inspired by an event that happened in my house today. While getting pajamas on, my 3 year-old noticed that I have new, pink polish on my toenails from a pedicure I just …Continue reading "When Your Kid Acts Like a Jerk"
I think that as a parent, we all have some awesome stories about hilarious things our kids have said and done. I have been trying to compile a list over the past several months and saved some of the best ones I’ve heard to share with you folks. Most of my blogs are pretty serious …Continue reading "Sh%& My Kids Say"
Note: This is another entry for my line of posts about the difficulties of raising little girls. For more, click here and here. Little girls have a lot working against them when it comes to developing self-esteem and a healthy body image. Unfortunately there are a lot of toys out there that do not …Continue reading "Why I Hate Bratz and Monster High Dolls"
Parents exercise a lot of control over their children, and rightfully so. They are solely responsible for ensuring their child grows up safe, healthy and as a functioning member of society. But some forms of control are unnecessary or even harmful. Demanding complete, unquestioning obedience harms their curiosity; control over their friends, interests and interactions …Continue reading "Bodily Autonomy: Not Just for Adults"