I’ve had a lot of time to consider this and there are just several things I loooove about children, many of which actually challenge me. To be sure, a number of us wish for the simpler days of childhood, and it is easy to fantasize (and even glamorize!) those days, but one thing that has…Read more Children teach Us
Today, we need to talk about a special person. This person knows no boundaries. Or, sees them, but then does without them. Allow me to explain. Life with my toddler is about living beyond a box. Whatever box you picture in your head. How do I know this? I invite you to do an…Read more Out of control toddler??
I’m pretty much known in my family (maiden home included) for being the one all about cracking up. What do I mean? I seek for and thoroughly enjoy funny things, events, comments, memes, video clips, you name it. If it’s funny, I’ve got to see it. And when I laugh, it’s from the depth of…Read more Hardy-har-har.
Boy am I learning a lot in this journey of being a parent. One major thing, which I’ll dwell on today, is the issue of laziness. Now, I realize I haven’t gone far in the parenting deal. There are people who are parents of 6-year-olds, 12-year olds, 30-year-olds. So I’m clearly just beginning. I’d…Read more Parent away!
Where do I begin? Ok, I’ll start by complaining, then end on a more positive note. First, it cannot possibly be this hard, can it? I mean, surely not. Surely there must be a way to calm a toddler down, much like we swaddle newborns to calm them. I mean, do you mean to tell…Read more Raising a toddler, pt. 2