Posts tagged "Parenting Fails"

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 »

10 bad habits of mothers

10 bad habits of mothers
We all have them at some point in our journey as mothers. Whether you start very early in your journey, down the road as your children grow, or through the end of time, they are inevitable. Bad habits. Here are 10 bad habits we all have as moms: 1) Worrying: From the time the pregnancy... Read more »

10 Reasons Toddlers Suck

10 Reasons Toddlers Suck
I visited with a friend and her newborn yesterday. As I held the little 9 pound, sleeping baby, I realized how simple life was when my son was that age. Sure, at the time, I didn’t think so. I was a first time mom battling Postpartum Depression and it was hard. Really hard. I longed... Read more »
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McDonald's Playplace is the devil

McDonald's Playplace is the devil
I almost died over the weekend. I had a near death experience. Like a serious come to Jesus. I got stuck in a tube at a McDonald’s Playplace. Not like “I was too big stuck” but claustrophobic stuck. Paralyzed with fear, hyperventilating, sweating, walls closing in around me, get me the fuck out of here... Read more »

Parenting Fail...so you got your head rolled up in a window

Parenting Fail...so you got your head rolled up in a window
My son has had a rough couple of weeks. First he fell head first off a slide at school and ended up with a black eye. After recovering from that, he was stung in the face twice by a group of bees. To add insult to injury, I clipped his bottom lip into the chest... Read more »

Three things I learned when we said goodbye to the pacifier

Three things I learned when we said goodbye to the pacifier
We did it. We said goodbye. There were tears. Mine, mostly. I wasn’t ready. But he was. We said goodbye to the pacifier. His “Buddy”. We tried to break him of his first Buddy about 4 months ago. I couldn’t take the crying. My crying. He made me so sad. So, I gave him another.... Read more »
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It's All Fun and Games Until Mommy Has a Hangover

It's All Fun and Games Until Mommy Has a Hangover
I used to be able to drink. Drink with the best. Keep up. In my college days, I could out tequila the soccer team. True story. At 41, I can barely drink a margarita. I’m a light weight. I had the pleasure of attending a 50th birthday party over the weekend for a cousin on... Read more »

Sometimes Being a Mom Sucks

Sometimes Being a Mom Sucks
Disclaimer: I love my son. He is my entire world. He is a miracle and a blessing and I am thankful everyday for him but…. I’m going to just put this out here. Sometimes being a mom sucks. Like sucks balls. Completely sucks ass. Just sucks. It does. Don’t lie. Raise your hands in the... Read more »

Geez...It's Only a Penis Necklace

Geez...It's Only a Penis Necklace
I have a mini-van.  I currently do not drive it. Strange right? I have a toddler and I drive a 4-door vehicle. When I was single I drove a mini-van. Mixed up? Yes. The van was purchased in 2004 at the height of my dog rescue days. The van was never “for me”. I was... Read more »
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A Look at My Current Parenting Self: I'm Still Kind of an A-Hole

A Look at My Current Parenting Self: I'm Still Kind of an A-Hole
I recently came across an article titled A Letter to My Pre-Parenting Self: “You’re Kind of an A-Hole”.  The author, who is now a mom, basically wrote herself an “I told you so” letter. It hit me right here. You see, I could have totally written that letter. I was a pre-parenting asshole.  I was... Read more »