Day 865: The cunning toddler is a master manipulator. She refuses to interact with her mother, and instead only cooperates with her father. Perhaps because the father allows greater latitude with snacking before breakfast. Mother relieved to not spend the morning wrestling toddler.
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Just accept it. There is no sleep. Sleep is a mystery. Sleep is actually a mystery novel to which you don’t even have time to read the table of contents. Unless of course you have somewhere to be early in the morning. If you have made any sort of plan in the morning because your […]
If I’m honest, this season of toddlers feels too long, too raw, and too close to every single source of insecurity I have. It feels endless and personal. Every meltdown, angry response, or missed potty-training cue (so many missed potty training cues) makes me feel like a failure at the only job I have right […]
When would my life stop revolving around poo? Would it ever? I was an educated woman. I had hopes and dreams. I used to be able to speak in complete sentences. But here I was, spending each day trying desperately to reason with a toddler.
This article was written for mama’s with a toddler boy as their oldest child. If you have a girl, feel free to read this article if you want, but know you will probably finish this article and thank your lucky stars that you have a girl. At least when it comes to potty training… I […]
I cannot claim to be a parent who has everything figured out. In fact, I am guaranteed to screw something up nearly every day, and I pray that my children don’t remember it when they grow up and process my mistakes on the couch of a therapist. For as imperfect as I am, I do […]