A list of 7 inanimate objects that you might become when you have kids

#1: A toy
Having children changes you. Fine. Great. Same ol’ same ol’. BUT did you know that having kids can literally make you into something you might never have expected?  No, I’m not talking about them turning you into a “better person” or whatever. I’m talking about you- morphing into an actual object. An inanimate, non-living, non-breathing,... Read more »

How to Get Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

Have you ever had a time where you stepped outside your comfort zone and you find yourself feeling, intimidated, overwhelmed, nerve-wracked etc. but in the end you walk away feeling like “meh, that wasn’t so bad“. Kinda like ripping off a band-aid or whatever. Why are we so scared to be stretched outside our limits? When... Read more »

12/8/2014: The Day I Met Justin Timberlake

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times “I adore Justin Timberlake”. So what if I’m rapidly approaching middle aged, have children, and should be spending my free time joining the PTA or something? I can’t help myself. The beauty of my interactions with you all is that I know a lot... Read more »
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Quirky Behavior: You are Not Alone

Admit it, you’re weird. Eccentric? That’s nice. You are eccentric. Moral of the story- you do weird stuff. Maybe as you are stacking your construction paper in rainbow (ROYGBIV) order, you think to yourself Dude, I’m a grade A/top notch/over the top/raging oddball.  Or perhaps while you are breaking into your friend’s refrigerator to check the symmetry... Read more »

Happy One Year Blogiversary to Me!

Today is my one year Blogiversary!!! Is that even a word? Whatever, it’s a word now! And it makes me want to crowd dance like Taylor Swift at every award show…in the history of ever. Time really does fly when you are having fun! And kids, time flies when you have kids. Admittedly, I have been... Read more »

Parenting: Do you Talk the talk or walk the walk?

Modern day parenting techniques are often criticized. Today, kids get trophies just for showing up.  Less children are being spanked and more are being coached to verbalize their feelings. Parents aren’t saying “no” enough (they obviously haven’t met my kids). Crying it out, is ‘emotionally damaging‘.  Mothers should breastfeed. Food should be organic. Technology is destroying... Read more »
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Top 10 Things NOT to Miss About Summer

It’s that time of year again folks! The school supply aisle looks less like a Black Friday stampede and more like the shelves the week before Y2K. The kids are all dressed to the nines in their fresh back to school duds and your Facebook newsfeed is engulfed in First Day Of Whateverthehellgradeyourkidisin pics! And... Read more »

Oversized Aviators-Every Mom Needs a Pair

Today, my oldest baby started Kindergarten. What’s the big deal? I said. It’s like glorified preschool! I said. I’ll be way more traumatized when it’s first grade and she’s gone all day. I said.  I swore I wasn’t going to do it. I’m not going to cry, I’m not going to cry, I’m not going to cry. I... Read more »

7 Parenting Misconceptions-Debunked

Parenthood is just one of those things you can’t really wrap your mind around. You just have to see it, to believe it-kinda like Big Foot or a woman leaving labor and delivery in her pre-pregnancy jeans. I know a lot of people, myself included, that made a lot of claims before they were faced... Read more »
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Call me crazy, but...

I’m sure you’ve all heard someone say “call me crazy but _______” (insert whatever they think makes them sound crazy). You catch my drift. You’ve said it. I’ve said it. Hell, even your crazy old Aunt Patsy has said it. The question is: How many times have you followed it up by saying something honestly... Read more »
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