Posts tagged "parenting"

To the mom at my son's swim class

To the mom at my son's swim class
I see you. I see you there on your phone. Watching your child while he swims talking loudly about the “new kid” in class. The new kid who you didn’t meet the first week because you were a no show for class. The new kid who loved his very first week of class. The new... Read more »

Please don't parent my child

Please don't parent my child
I was at a recent outing with my son where he became a bit unruly. You see, I have an almost threenager. In case you aren’t familiar with this term, it is a teenager trapped inside a three year olds body. In other words, sometimes my kid can be a real dick. He’s three going... Read more »

No, I don't have to "friend" your kid on Facebook

No, I don't have to "friend" your kid on Facebook
I received the weirdest message on Facebook this morning from a friend. The message read: Can I ask you something? What’s your problem? Why won’t your friend my son on Facebook? It’s kinda rude. Um what? Your kid is 11 years old. For starters, the age requirement for Facebook is 13 years old. Why does... Read more »
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Tomorrow he learns

Tomorrow he learns
My tomorrow is usually a lot like today. And yesterday. And the day before. Groundhog Day. Seriously. It is. The same exact routine. Wake at 6am, shower and get ready for work. Get toddler ready for school, let dogs out, drop kid off at school, stop for coffee, start work at 8am. Work. Eat lunch... Read more »

When kids learn bad words

When kids learn bad words
Last week our almost 3 year old called someone at school “stupid”. He got in trouble. I got talked to by his teacher. I was embarrassed to say the least. Evidently he yelled it in the hallway at a classmate. Why? Who knows. It doesn’t really matter why. We don’t say that. We don’t say... Read more »

10 types of sleep moms want for Mother's Day

10 types of sleep moms want for Mother's Day
If you sat down a group of moms with children ranging from newborn to teenagers and beyond and asked them what they wanted for Mother’s Day, I guarantee half of them would answer “sleep”. I bet more than half, actually. Even with the range in age, we all need it. Crave it. Long for it.... Read more »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »