Posts in category "TJ's Blogs"

I'm still kinda pissed my epidural failed

I'm still kinda pissed my epidural failed
It’s been almost 3 years since my son was born and I’m still sore. Not literally. Figuratively. You see, every time I hear about a friend or a friend’s wife having this amazing delivery experience I get a little bent out of shape. Jealous more like it. Because my 29 hours of labor was freaking... Read more »

So, who's the ass that thought children's shopping carts were a good idea?

So, who's the ass that thought children's shopping carts were a good idea?
I’m going to just say this. Whoever decided that miniature children’s shopping carts and children’s shopping carts disguised as race cars were a fucking great idea needs a punch in the mouth. They clearly did not have the best interest of the children nor the parents in mind. Especially the parents. What ever do you... Read more »

Infertility Sucks!!

Infertility Sucks!!
I just want to scream it sometimes. At the top of my lungs, from my toes to the very top of my head. Infertility sucks!!!!! It sucks!!!! Sucks! Sucks! Sucks! We have a beautiful son. I am thankful every day that we were blessed with him. I know friends and family that may never have... Read more »
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10 reasons my toddler drives me bat shit crazy

10 reasons my toddler drives me bat shit crazy
I have a 2 1/2 year old son that on a daily basis drives me bat shit crazy. Bat. Shit. Crazy. Toddlers. You got to love them. Here are ten reasons my toddler has me one step away from a looney bin. 1) He throws an epic tantrum when I drop him off at preschool... Read more »

I will never have a favorite child

I will never have a favorite child
I have only one child. He is the light of my life. I would give him the world if I could. He is very special to me. He is my favorite person in the whole world. He is my favorite child. Right now. He is my favorite because he is my only child. We hope... Read more »

April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month

April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month
April 1st is known as April Fool’s Day. A day to play funny jokes on your friends or make hilarious false statements to shock your friends only later to scream “April Fools”! April 1st also kicks off National Child Abuse Awareness Month which is no joke at all. Did you know that nearly 10,000 cases... Read more »
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The foster parent unknown

The foster parent unknown
We filled out all the paperwork, sat through multiple interviews, passed background checks and medical examinations. We completed 6 weeks of classes to prepare us. And last night we got the news that we are officially a foster home for a child in need! My life changed the day my son was born and it... Read more »

12 potty training memes to keep you laughing instead of crying

Well, we made it. We I made it through our second full week of potty training. I can honestly say, I can’t believe my 2 1/2 year old caught on so quickly. But trust me, we are far from diaper free. To potty train a toddler you must have the patience of a saint, a... Read more »

I'm a good mom but I'm so freaking tired

I'm a good mom but I'm so freaking tired
I’m so tired. I mean really freaking tired. Exhausted. I haven’t slept since November of 2011. You know, when I got pregnant. For me, someone that loves sleep, that’s a really long time. Just ask my mom. When asked by my high school guidance counselor what my favorite hobby was, I told him sleep. True... Read more »
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How to potty train a toddler in 5 easy steps

How to potty train a toddler in 5 easy steps
Are you getting ready to potty train your toddler? Have you been struggling for months to get your little one to comply? Are you looking for the next self help book? The best internet advice out there? The quickest way to get your little one out of diapers and into big boy/girl pants? Well, I... Read more »