We all have pet peeves. Except Whoopi. She's got whole kennels full. Lately I'm discovering I have a lot more than I thought, and surprisingly, they're all related to other people and not my actual child. My child is still a baby, and I frequently remind myself that he cannot actually control his actions, despite… Continue reading Top Ten Motherly Pet Peeves
Every time my mother-in-law gets a bug up her butt about me not posting enough pictures of my son on social media, I can feel my palms start to sweat and my chest start to tingle. It's the beginning of an anxiety attack I simply won't be able to get under control, no matter how… Continue reading This Is Why We Don’t Have Nice Things
We all have one relative who makes life difficult. Who questions every decision you make, and who packs your bags for the guilt trip when you do something they disagree with. Of course, there's a holiday coming up, and I decided to travel. I'm not actually traveling for the holiday, but for a family celebration… Continue reading We All Have One Relative…
My son is only five months old, and his closest "friend" is seven months. I love our "Mommy" dates, where I get together with my current best friend and we let our kids lay in the same area while we talk and do things. I only say "current" best friend because I move around a… Continue reading Babies Will Be Babies
Monday was a bit of a rough day in the Monster household. I took Monster Da-da to therapy with Baby Monster and me. Both my therapist and I thought it was a good idea for him to gain a better understanding of my most recent issues - the fear of transferring my anxiety to my… Continue reading Kit-Kat Bar, Anyone?
It’s happened, another first marked off the list. My family doesn’t live nearby, and so I often find myself behind the camera, trying to make sure they can still watch my son grow up digitally. Wednesday was no exception, I had whipped my phone out and started recording. My son was babbling, and lately it’s… Continue reading Baby’s First Word!
So my first encounter with daycare crud has occurred. I can understand if someone brings their kid to daycare and they don't yet know/realize their child is sick. It happens. But this is the gym daycare, and they very clearly state your child isn't allowed on the premises if he or she is sick. As… Continue reading Pink Eye With A Side Of Frustration