Posts tagged "Parenting Fails"

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

Parenting Fail 101: Baby Book Blow Off

Parenting Fail 101: Baby Book Blow Off
A coworker and I were talking yesterday about our kids. She was telling me about another hilarious antic her 3 year old pulled. I laughed and said, “I can’t wait until my son does that shit so I have something to write about.” And her response was “Oh, you keep up with his baby book?”... Read more »
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If You're Going to Reproduce You Better Have a Sense Of Humor

If You're Going to Reproduce You Better Have a Sense Of Humor
So, maybe I took my eyes off of my son for 2 minutes. Maybe, just maybe, the other two adults that were with me did too. Maybe sometimes mommies and daddies do that. (And aunties too) They take a quick break. A break from watching their child’s every stinkin’ move. And maybe, just maybe, it... Read more »